SLIDESHOW: Ted Kennedy through the years

<div class="meta "><span class="caption-text ">In this Aug. 7, 2009 file photo, Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., front left, rides in a golf cart along with his wife Victoria Reggie Kennedy, behind center, on a wharf in Hyannis Port, Mass. Edward M. Kennedy, the liberal lion of the Senate, has died after battling a brain tumor. He was 77. Kennedy&#39;s family announced his death in a brief statement released early Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009. &#40;AP Photo&#47;Steven Senne, File&#41;</span></div>
August 26, 2009 5:18:00 AM PDT