(CNN) - Sen. Edward M. Kennedy was laid to rest Saturday after a procession through Washington that included a stop at the U.S. Capitol. Thousands lined the streets as his hearse passed by toward Arlington National Cemetery, which is across the Potomac River in Virginia.
Earlier in the day at the funeral in Boston, President Obama eulogized him as "a champion for those who had none."
A large crowd that had assembled at the steps and across the street from the Capitol applauded as the hearse carrying the flag-draped coffin pulled up, and family members emerged to greet members of Kennedy's staff and congressional colleagues.
Among them were the longest-serving senator, 91-year-old Democrat Robert Byrd of West Virginia, who has been out of the spotlight lately because of deteriorating health.
More photos of the funeral service after the jump:
(PHOTO CREDITS: Getty Images)