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JFK's Only Grandson Steps Into Spotlight

Jack Schlossberg makes live TV debut

(Newser) - Might we soon see a JFK heir in politics? John F. Kennedy's only grandson—John “Jack” Schlossberg, son of Caroline Kennedy—made his live TV debut on Today Friday and said he's "inspired" by and "proud of" his family's "legacy of public service.... More »

New Ambassador Kennedy Heads to JFK-Friendly Japan

Sworn in by John Kerry; leaves US tomorrow

(Newser) - Caroline Kennedy is the US ambassador to Japan following a swearing-in ceremony at the State department yesterday. After John Kerry administered the oath, the new ambassador, the secretary of state, and others headed to the Japanese ambassador's residence for a reception, the Washington Post reports. "My husband and... More »

Caroline Kennedy Reveals How Much She's Worth

Between $250M and $500M, according to newly filed documents

(Newser) - Caroline Kennedy is rolling in the Benjamins—a lot more of them than previously believed, according to newly released documents. Fresh off her nomination to become the next ambassador to Japan , Kennedy was required to file financial information with the US Office of Government Ethics. What the paperwork reveals: a... More »

Obama Nominates Caroline Kennedy as Ambassador to Japan

She would be the first woman in the job

(Newser) - Caroline Kennedy is finally getting a high-profile thank-you for all the help she has given President Obama over the years: He nominated her to be the next ambassador to Japan today, reports CNN . Assuming the Senate goes along, JFK's 55-year-old daughter will become the first woman to hold the... More »

New Ambassador to Japan: Caroline Kennedy

She was big Obama backer in 2008

(Newser) - Japan is getting another big-name ambassador from the US. Caroline Kennedy's name had been floated for the post; now she's got the job, the Washington Post reports. She follows in a line of famous ambassadors to the island nation, including former VP Walter Mondale and former Senate majority... More »

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