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  • A Young Kennedy Follows the Family Template (Rolling eyes: Just what the country needs)

    05/14/2012 7:08:02 AM PDT · by C19fan · 36 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 13, 2012 | Albert R. Hunt
    For more than half a century, the Kennedys were a force in U.S. politics. Their dominance began with John F. Kennedy’s 1960 presidential run and lasted until the death of Senator Edward M. Kennedy in 2009. The family’s return as a major political presence is not imminent, but it may not be that far off. A candidate for a Massachusetts seat in the U.S. House of Representatives is Joseph P. Kennedy III, a grandson of Robert F. Kennedy and a grandnephew of the president and the senator. He is running in a congressional district now largely represented by Representative Barney...
  • The next Kennedy in politics may run for House seat.( They're baaack! Hugo Delehunt )

    02/14/2010 9:12:49 AM PST · by Leisler · 41 replies · 1,055+ views ^ | February 14, 201 | PATRICK COOPER
    Joseph Kennedy III, the son of former congressman Joe Kennedy, is being tipped to launch a political career soon as insiders mull over who the next Kennedy in public life will be. Kennedy, 29, may be interested in the South Shore-Cape Cod House seat currently held by Democratic Congressman Bill Delahunt, who has not yet committed to a tough re-election fight. “Massachusetts – and Capitol Hill – without a Kennedy is like Fenway Park without the Wall,’’ Dan Payne, a Democratic media consultant, referring to the famous Green Monster told the Boston Globe. “They were meant to be together.’’ Others...
  • Kennedys in squabble for Ted’s Senate seat

    05/10/2009 12:08:18 AM PDT · by Cincinna · 41 replies · 6,262+ views
    Times Online ^ | May 10, 2009 | Sarah Baxter
    A FAMILY battle is looming to succeed Edward Kennedy as senator and claim the leadership of America’s foremost political dynasty. While Kennedy, 77, the “liberal lion” of the Senate, is suffering from a brain tumour, jockeying has already begun between supporters of two possible candidates to replace him after his death. His wife Victoria, 55, a lawyer from a political family, is widely expected to run for his seat, which has a special place in family lore because it was held by JohnF Kennedy before he became president in 1961. However, former congressman Joe Kennedy, the eldest son of Robert...

    02/18/2004 4:53:52 AM PST · by genefromjersey · 13 replies · 170+ views
    02/18/04 | vanity
    Some thoughts on the Kerry Candidacy ... If your name is TED KENNEDY and you know-because of your conduct at Chappaquiddick-the American people would never accept you as a presidential candidate; but you feel entitled to control of the nation,because it's your "family legacy"...watcha gonna do,Bad Boy ?? What you do is pick out a surrogate: someone you can run for office; someone who will be your puppet; someone whose strings you can pull,and pull,and pull.... It helps that your surrogate is already a Wannabee; that his parents came as close to naming him "JFK" as they dared;that he...