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Who attended Biden's mother's funeral?

By Ed O'Keefe

Here's a full list of dignitaries attending the funeral of Catherine Eugenia Jean Finnegan Biden, mother of Vice President Biden:

The Bidens
Joseph Biden, with his mother, Catherine Eugenia "Jean" Biden, at the Democratic National Convention in Denver in Aug. 2008. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

From the White House:

Senior Adviser David Axelrod, Deputy National Security Adviser Tom Donilon, Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett, White House Cabinet Secretary Chris Lu, First Lady Chief of Staff Susan Sher, Legislative Affairs Director Phil Schiliro, White House Photographer Pete Souza and Economic Adviser Larry Summers.

From the Cabinet:

Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Housing and Urban Affairs Secretary Shaun Donovan, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Christina Romer. (Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is traveling in the Pacific Rim and unable to attend.)

Also attending:

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Sens. Ted Kaufman, Tom Carper, Christopher Dodd, Max Baucus and Arlen Specter, former President Bill Clinton.

Source: The White House

By Ed O'Keefe  | January 12, 2010; 11:43 AM ET
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Comments

Ed,

Apparently the White House doesn’t consider President Obama a dignitary, I remember seeing him there.

Posted by: stacygriggs | January 14, 2010 4:40 PM | Report abuse

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