Ted Kennedy Tribute at DNC

Video celebrates the famed Democratic senator's career in politics.
3:00 | 09/04/12

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-- gains whose cares have been our concern burner rural older goes on. The cause and doors are all still lives and the dream shall never die. No matter who writes the history books. When people look back on this century they will say there. Edward Kennedy was one of the -- is the most productive. Most compassion and most effective when. Who served in the United States. -- -- I believe that abortion should be safe and legal in this country. I believe that since Roe vs. Wade is in the law for twenty years that we should sustain and support it and I sustain and support that law and the -- -- a woman to make that choice. On the question of -- choice issue. I have supported the Roe vs. Wade I am pro choice. My opponent -- multiple choice. We've -- mr. Romney are you going to tell. The people of Massachusetts. Which health care program you -- I have a plan I have a position paper on health care I'm happy to show it to you senator anytime you'd like it. That is the question is showing meet your paper it's a question are showing. All of the people in here that are watching this program the paper where they can get a feel I have an opportunity to know and I think it's a wonderful idea to to take it through piece by piece and and that's what you have to do as legislators understand. -- leave for family leave. Now it looks like he's for minimum wage. Now we used for education Barbara farm every given to our league she -- -- a mile -- day because. -- they call -- congratulate me. The best way to find out about what a party will do is what it -- it has done. We were the ones that took brought higher education in the Medicare programs -- Medicaid. A programs knocked down the walls of discrimination we brought a sound economy is sensible foreign policy -- the city. Essential values of their. I love this country. I believe. In the bright light of hope and possibility. I always have even in the darkest hours. I know what America can achieve -- -- I've lived and and -- where Barack Obama. -- -- -- -- This is the cause of my life -- no home. That we will break the mold gridlock. And guarantee. That every American and north sound. East west John Bolton we'll have decent quality health. Today's decision was a victory for people all over this country. Whose lives will be more secure because of this long. The supreme court's decision to uphold. If Teddy were here he would tell us now it's time to roll up our sleeves and get to work. Fully implement the long and move on with the business end of our country. This when it was a long time coming and it's one that I knew. My husband would have loved to have CE. Everything he did was about the future. It's about. Going forward. It's about passing the torch to a new generation. Those of us who -- tech and worked with -- here and people of both parts. No that what drove him with something. Ted Kennedy's passion was born not of some rigid ideology and of his own experience. Large part of that concern and regard for the plight of others. Is not a partisan he's. It's not a Republican or democratic field. It's who was part. The American -- I've never shied away from being -- a liberal. But when I hand on the stand of Michael. No word began -- no. The home. And -- trade lives.

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