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  • Ed Markey losing to Joe Kennedy, needs game changer to catch up

    06/26/2020 1:29:31 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 15 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 6-26-2020 | Joe Battenfeld
    Edward Markey appears headed for a bruising defeat unless he can turn around his struggling campaign in the next two months — a difficult ask for a 73-year-old incumbent running against a well-funded young heir to a political dynasty. The latest developments are not good for Markey — and we’re not even talking about his staggeringly stupid decision to pose on his porch with an American flag on the floor. Democratic sources say two new polls in separate congressional districts show Markey trailing U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy III by double digits. One of the polls was from a Democratic...
  • Writer Emma Kennedy: 2nd wave in July and mass of deaths in August

    05/31/2020 9:14:18 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 44 replies
    Twitter ^ | May 31, 2020 | Emma Kennedy
    I’ve been told by a) someone who works in ICU they’ve been told for 2nd wave in July and b) someone who works for funeral director they’ve been told to prepare for mass of deaths in August I’m taking responsibility for my own safety and ignoring govt. I’m staying home.
  • Sen. Kennedy on GOP response to Heroes Act: 'We can't get our heads that far up our rear ends'

    05/17/2020 10:42:03 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 17 2020 | Andrew O'Reilly
    Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., said on Sunday that he believes the $3 trillion Heroes Act that the Democrat-led House passed late last week has no chance of clearing the Senate – arguing that it is more of a Democrat wish list than it is legislation meant to ease the economic blow from the coronavirus pandemic. “It's not going to pass the Senate, nor should it,” Kennedy said during an interview on “Sunday Morning Futures.” “My fellow Republicans in the Senate have tried to see things from the speaker's point of view, but we can't get our heads that far up...
  • Kennedy rips House Dems' coronavirus stimulus proposal: 'It's dead as fried chicken in the Senate'

    05/12/2020 11:14:13 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 12 2020 | Charles Creitz
    Senate Judiciary Committee Member John Kennedy, R-La., channeled actor Jack Nicholson Tuesday to describe his response to the latest coronavirus stimulus bill pushed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. "Go sell crazy somewhere else, we're all stocked up here," Kennedy told "Hannity," quoting Nicholson's character Melvin Udall in the 1997 movie "As Good As It Gets."
  • Cambridge police apologize for profanity-laced, politically-charged tweet in response to Rep. Kennedy interview

    05/03/2020 9:29:41 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 13 replies
    WCVB-Boston ^ | May 3, 2020 | N/A
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Cambridge police have issued an apology following a profanity-laced and politically-charged tweet Sunday afternoon. The tweet, was sent in response to a WCVB tweet of an OTR interview this morning with Representative Joseph Kennedy III. The Cambridge Police tweet used profanity in referring to Kennedy and made an insulting remark that was apparently about Sen. Ed Markey, who Kennedy is challenging in this year’s Democratic primary. Cambridge PD tweeted a statement after we contacted them. It explained that a member of the department, who had access to the department’s Twitter account, inadvertently posted the political commentary on...
  • RFK widow Ethel Kennedy ‘loves’ Che Guevara, ‘has a subversive streak

    04/15/2020 1:08:33 PM PDT · by CaptainK · 78 replies
    NY Post ^ | 4/15/2020 | Carl Campanile and Bernadette Hogan
    Ethel Kennedy has learned to stop worrying and love Che Guevara. The 92-year-old Kennedy clan matriarch’s late husband Robert and brother-in-law, President John F. Kennedy, may have faced off against a Russia-aligned Cuba in the infamous 1962 Missile Crisis — but that didn’t stop her from putting the face of the communist nation’s revolutionary hero on a mantle at her Palm Beach home, The Post has learned. In fact, her family says she’s been a fan of Guevara for years — and makes no apology about it. “My mom loves Che Guevara. Her dog is named Che,” her son, Robert...
  • Joe K III’s Senate campaign is a platform for future ambitions

    04/10/2020 5:27:27 PM PDT · by luke1825 · 20 replies
    lowell sun ^ | april 10 | peter lucas
    Joe Kennedy III needed the convention. Not that he could have won it. He did not have the votes. But he could have used it as a platform to explain to Massachusetts voters — especially Democrats — why he’d make a better U. S. Senator than incumbent Sen. Ed Markey, a fellow Democra
  • Body of Kennedy Family Member Found in Chesapeake Bay

    04/07/2020 4:20:50 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 58 replies
    NYT ^ | 4/6/2020 | By Maria Cramer, Michael Levenson and Neil Vigdor
    Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean and her 8-year-old son drifted into the bay after paddling out in a canoe to retrieve a ball. Her body was recovered on Monday evening. The body of one of two Kennedy family members who went missing last week when their canoe capsized in the Chesapeake Bay was recovered on Monday, the authorities said. The Maryland Natural Resources Police said on Monday night that it had found the body of Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, 40, a granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy. It said the search would continue for her son Gideon McKean, 8. Ms. McKean’s body...
  • Body of Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean found

    04/06/2020 9:11:54 PM PDT · by Ben Dover · 35 replies
    WTOP News ^ | April 6,2020
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The body of Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, daughter of former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, has been found four days after she and her son went missing after a canoe trip in the Chesapeake Bay. After a search that spanned several days and involved aviation and underwater imaging sonar technology, authorities recovered McKean’s body Monday about 5:30 p.m. in 25 feet of water and about 2 1/2 miles south of her mother’s residence in Shady Side, Maryland, where the canoe was launched. The Maryland Natural Resources Police will resume search operations Tuesday to continue searching...
  • Search for Kennedy family members missing in Chesapeake Bay has ‘turned from rescue to recovery’

    04/04/2020 4:02:33 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 32 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 4/4/2020 | Rachel Weiner, Peter Hermann, Dana Hedgpeth
    Authorities continued searching Friday for two members of the Kennedy family who disappeared in the Chesapeake Bay after they had set out in a canoe to retrieve a ball in the water — a mission that family said “turned from rescue to recovery.” Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, 40, and her 8-year-old son Gideon Joseph Kennedy McKean went missing near Annapolis on Thursday evening while the family had gathered at a waterfront house owned by McKean’s mother, family and authorities said.
  • Members of Kennedy family identified as boaters who vanished on Chesapeake Bay

    04/04/2020 5:05:53 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 80 replies
    FOX ^ | 4/4/20
    A member of the Kennedy family and her 8-year-old son have been identified Friday as the two boaters who are still missing after vanishing Thursday in Chesapeake Bay. David McKean told the Washington Post that he, his wife Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, and their child Gideon Joseph Kennedy McKean had gathered Thursday at her mom’s home in Shady Side, Maryland. Children there were kicking around a ball in the yard – but at one point it went into the water, and his wife and son “popped into a canoe to chase it down,” he said. “They just got farther out...
  • John F. Kennedy’s grand-niece and her son, 8, drowned after boating accident, officials say

    04/03/2020 6:34:09 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 103 replies
    NewYork Post ^ | April 3,2020 | By Natalie O'Neill
    A grand-niece of President John F. Kennedy and her son drowned after rowing into the rough Chesapeake Bay in Maryland to recover a soccer ball, authorities and witnesses said Friday. Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, the granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, and her 8-year-old son, Gideon Joseph Kennedy McKean, got into the canoe around 4 p.m. Thursday outside her mother’s home in Shady Side, according to the Washington Post. The child had been kicking a ball with other kids when it fell into the water, and the pair went to retrieve it amid high winds, her husband, David McKean, told the...
  • Daughter, grandson of ex-Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend missing on Chesapeake Bay

    04/03/2020 11:54:43 AM PDT · by Borges · 191 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 4/3/2020 | LILLIAN REED and ALEX MANN
    Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend’s daughter and grandson are missing after authorities say they were seen struggling to return to shore in a canoe near Herring Bay, a family member confirmed Friday. David McKean says his wife, Maeve Fahey Kennedy Townsend, 41, and son, Gideon Joseph Kennedy McKean, 8, are the people last sighted 10 miles south of Annapolis near Herring Bay. McKean declined to comment further. Anne Arundel County fire officials say a concerned citizen called 911 around 4:30 p.m. Thursday to report that he saw the woman and her son in a small canoe or kayak...
  • Harrison Ford 'Can't Wait' to Return for Indiana Jones 5: 'It's Not a Reboot,' Says Kathleen Kennedy

    02/04/2020 7:48:30 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 34 replies
    People ^ | February 4, 2020 | Alexia Fernandez
    Harrison Ford isn’t hanging up his fedora anytime soon. The actor, 77, is returning to his Indiana Jones character in an upcoming fifth installment of the film, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy confirmed to BBC News while on the BAFTA Awards red carpet on Sunday. “We’re working away, getting the script where we want it to be and then we’ll be ready to go,” Kennedy said. Asked if Ford might reprise his role, Kennedy said he would. “Harrison Ford will be involved, yeah,” she said. “It’s not a reboot; it’s a continuation.” Kennedy added, “He can’t wait.”
  • The Latest: Caroline Kennedy endorses Biden amid focus on NH

    02/04/2020 6:01:55 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 23 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | February 4, 2020
    DES MOINES, Iowa -- Former Vice President Joe Biden has picked up the endorsement of Caroline Kennedy, daughter of the late John F. Kennedy. As the Democratic presidential hopefuls turn to New Hampshire, Kennedy called Biden the party’s “best bet to win the White House, keep the gains we made in the House, and put the Senate in play.” The former ambassador to Japan announced her decision to endorse Biden in an opinion article Tuesday in the Boston Globe. The endorsement comes the day after Iowa’s caucuses, which ran into technical problems that resulted in delays in results being released.
  • Ted Kennedy The Philanderer from Rush Limbaugh

    02/04/2020 3:22:58 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 5 replies
    Rush skewered the Democrats' saints and they HATED him for it! This is one of the best.
  • Robert Kennedy Jr says Donald Trump has 'discredited the American experiment' and brags that his uncle JFK has more streets named after him than the president ever will

    01/19/2020 5:30:46 AM PST · by C19fan · 91 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 18, 2020 | Keith Griffith
    Robert F. Kennedy Jr has said that President Donald Trump 'discredited the American experiment' in an interview published Friday. 'I think the problem is, number one, he is a bully. And you know, I don't like bullies. And I don't think ... that that's part of America's tradition,' Kennedy Jr said in an interview with Yahoo Finance. 'I think, in many ways, he's discredited the American experiment with self-governance,' added Kennedy Jr, an anti-vaccination activist who is the nephew of former president John F. Kennedy and son of his attorney general, Robert F. Kennedy. Kennedy Jr went on to lament...
  • Sen. Kennedy says IG report made him 'want to heave,' compared experience to acid trip

    12/11/2019 5:06:47 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 59 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, December 11, 2019 | Jeff Mordock
    Sen. John Kennedy said Wednesday he wanted to throw up after reading the inspector general’s report on the FBI’s investigation into the Trump campaign. “About 15 percent of the way through it made me want to heave,” the Louisiana Republican said. “About 25 percent of the way through it I thought I dropped acid. It’s surreal.” Mr. Kennedy’s comments came as Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about his report’s contents.
  • Hillary Clinton Hits Sen. John Kennedy on Ukraine Remarks ('Russian propaganda')

    12/02/2019 5:14:40 PM PST · by Libloather · 27 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 12/02/19 | Todd Beamon
    Hillary Clinton on Monday hit Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., for his insistence that Russia and Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election, which the Democratic candidate lost to Republican Donald Trump. "Sen. Kennedy, why are you parroting Russian propaganda that U.S. intelligence officials tell us are designed to divide our country?" Clinton, the former Obama-era secretary of state, asked on Twitter. "Did you miss the briefing that day?" In a contentious interview Sunday on "Meet the Press" on NBC News, the first-term Kennedy insisted: "I think both Russia and Ukraine meddled in the 2016 election." He added that news organizations provided...
  • 'Scandalous: Chappaquiddick' on Fox Business

    11/28/2019 8:44:13 AM PST · by Libloather · 32 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 11/28/19
    11 AM 'Scandalous: Chappaquiddick,' Episode 1 In July 1969, Sen. Ted Kennedy throws a party on the island of Chappaquiddick. The next morning, Kennedy's car and 28-year-old Mary Jo Kopechne's body are discov 12 PM 'Scandalous: Chappaquiddick,' Episode 2 Suspicions regarding Sen. Ted Kennedy's actions on July 18, 1969 begin to build as the senator's explanation to the American people generates more questions abou 1 PM 'Scandalous: Chappaquiddick,' Episode 3 With the inquest behind him, Senator Kennedy tries to push past the controversy and run for president. 2 PM 'Scandalous: Chappaquiddick,' Episode 4 In the decades since the Ted Kennedy...