At 9:58amET, President Obama delivered a statement offering his condolences to the Kennedy family. He called Sen. Edward Kennedy “one of the most accomplished Americans to ever serve our democracy” and said: “Since Teddy’s diagnosis last year, we saw the courage with which he battled his illness. These months have been difficult for him, they also let him hear from people in every corner of our nation and from around the world just how much he meant to all of us.”
Here’s how it looked on the networks:
Video after the jump.