January 4, 1998 |
She raced to the hearse as it pulled up to Our Lady of Victory Church just after 10 a.m. Saturday and opened the vehicle's back door. For a moment, it was as if 29-year-old Rory Kennedy planned single-handedly to carry her brother Michael's heavy mahogany coffin into the gray and white church where, for years, the Kennedy family has worshiped in the happy days of summer. But just as swiftly, the youngest of Robert F.
May 20, 1994 |
Among the visitors to former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis before her death on Thursday were: * Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg, daughter, and her husband, Edwin Schlossberg. * John F. Kennedy Jr., her son. * Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), brother-in-law, and his wife, Victoria Reggie. * Lee Radziwill Ross, sister. * Rep. Joseph Kennedy (D-Mass.), son of late brother-in-law Robert F. Kennedy. * Ethel Kennedy, Robert Kennedy's widow.
March 24, 2010 |
So what's with all the pens? Why did President Obama use 22 pens to sign the healthcare legislation Tuesday? He was continuing a long-standing White House tradition for approving important legislation. The pens are "a way of giving a very meaningful memento to the people who played a significant role in passing the legislation," said Mark Peterson, a professor of public policy and political science at UCLA. Obama kept a pen for himself after signing the bill, and 19 pens were given out as mementos.
July 8, 2008 |
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, midway through six weeks of radiation and chemotherapy treatments for brain cancer, is doing well aside from some fatigue, his wife has told loved ones. In an e-mail to family and friends sent Wednesday, Victoria Reggie Kennedy said he had been exercising each morning before heading to Boston for treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital. By afternoon, he was back at his family's compound in Hyannis Port. The e-mail was obtained Monday from a Kennedy friend.
May 18, 2010 |
The Obama family's finances improved over the last year thanks to robust book sales, according to financial disclosure forms released Monday. The president and Michelle Obama have assets totaling between $2.3 million and $7.7 million, excluding their house in Chicago, the forms showed. A year ago, the first family posted assets of between $1.4 million and $5.9 million. The disclosure reports, required under ethics laws, allow public officials to list income, assets and other financial information in broad dollar ranges, rather than specific amounts.
June 10, 2008 |
Fresh from his hospitalization for surgery to remove a malignant brain tumor, Democratic Sen. Edward M. Kennedy announced it was "good to be home" in Cape Cod on Monday and headed out for a sail. Kennedy left Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C., in the morning and arrived at his family's compound in Hyannis Port, Mass., just before noon. Within hours, he went sailing with his wife, Victoria Reggie Kennedy.