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Funeral Today For Jean Biden

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Catherine Eugenia "Jean" Finnegan Biden passed away Friday at the age of 92. Then-Sen. Joe Biden spoke of his mother's influence often during the 2008 campaign.

Yesterday, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs announced the president and first lady planned to attend the funeral.

[TPM SLIDESHOW: Catherine Eugenia "Jean" Finnegan Biden: 1917 - 2010]

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