"I had planned on speaking to the Clean Cities Program as one of the several initiatives we have to begin to reshape our energy policy, but as if Teddy were here, as we would say in the Senate, if you excuse a point of personal privilege, I, quite frankly, think it's -- would be inappropriate for me to dwell too much on the initiative that we're announcing today and not speak to my friend."

Joe Biden uses a phrase that Ted Kennedy would say when he comments on his death.