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Tim Russert Funeral Photos

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Tim Russert's funeral was held Wednesday morning at Holy Trinity Church in Washington, D.C. Below are selected photos from the occasion, which was closed to the public. A separate memorial service was planned for Wednesday afternoon at Washington's Kennedy Center (details here).

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., steps out of his Secret Service vehicle as he arrives at Holy Trinity Church in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington. Wednesday, June 18, 2008, for the funeral mass of NBC's Tim Russert.
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain's, R-Ariz., arrives for the funeral of NBC's Tim Russert, Wednesday, June 18, 2008, in Washington.
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Washington D.C. mounted police ride past Holy Trinity Church in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington Wednesday, June 18, 2008, for the funeral mass of NBC's Tim Russert, who died of a heart attack last Friday.
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill. greets people as he arrives at the funeral for NBC's Tim Russert, Wednesday, June 18, 2008, in Washington.
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Maureen Orth, widow of the late Tim Russert, and their son Luke Russert, watch as the casket of the Meet the Press host is carried into Holy Trinity Church in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, Wednesday, June 18, 2008.
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)


Friends, colleagues, and political luminaries arrive at Holy Trinity Church in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, Wednesday, June 18, 2008, for the funeral mass of NBC's Tim Russert, who died of a heart attack at age 58. At top right is, NBC Today show host Matt Lauer, and NBC sports anchor Bryant Gumbel, at bottom right is NBC News anchor Brian Williams.
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Maureen Orth, widow of Tim Russert, center, and their son, Luke Russert, watch as the casket of the Meet the Press host is carried from Holy Trinity Church in Washington, Wednesday, June 18, 2008, following a funeral mass. At top right are former General Electric Chief Executive Officer Jack Welch and NBC "Today" show host Matt Lauer. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)