An emotional reception for Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA) Monday at the Democratic National Convention. Even though he's still recovering from brain surgery, Kennedy took to the convention stage amidst a thunderous welcome from delegates.
Wisconsin Democratic Party chairman Joe Wineke says Kennedy's helped marked an historic moment. He says Kennedy's speech, which focused on preparing for the next generation of Democrats, will be something people talk about for years to come.
Kennedy closed his speech saying the torch is being passed to Barack Obama. Wineke says that sends a clear message that the Kennedy legacy is now in Obama's hands.
Wineke says that, for him, getting to see Kennedy address the convention was an emotional moment. He says Kennedy is lion of the Senate that helped inspire him to get involved in politics.