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Winner Announced in Kennedy vs. Markey

Markey fends off primary challenger

(Newser) - US Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts defeated US Rep. Joe Kennedy III in Tuesday’s hard-fought Democratic primary , harnessing support from progressive leaders to overcome a challenge from a younger rival who is a member of America’s most famous political family. It was the first time a Kennedy has...

Kennedy History Looms Large in Bitter Massachusetts Race

RFK grandson accuses incumbent of 'weaponizing' clan's past

(Newser) - In the Democratic Senate primary in Massachusetts, a member of the Kennedy clan is facing stiff competition from a candidate with strong support among millennials, a popular TikTok account, and an endorsement from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. He also happens to be the 74-year-old incumbent. Sen. Edward Markey, who has been...

Another Kennedy Announces Senate Bid

US Rep. Joe Kennedy III is in the running

(Newser) - US Rep. Joe Kennedy III formally declared his candidacy for the US Senate on Saturday, becoming the first member of the Kennedy political dynasty to bid for the upper chamber of Congress since Edward M. Kennedy in 1962, the AP reports. The Massachusetts Democrat formally announced his campaign in an...

Kennedy: We Feel the 'Fault Lines of a Fractured Country'
In SOTU Response, Kennedy 
Accuses Trump of Dividing US
STATE OF THE UNION

In SOTU Response, Kennedy Accuses Trump of Dividing US

He slams administration's 'false choices'

(Newser) - The Democratic response to this year's State of the Union address was delivered by a Kennedy for the first time since Ted Kennedy joined a group of senators responding to Ronald Reagan in 1982. Speaking at a vocational high school in Fall River, Mass., Rep. Joe Kennedy III accused...

Democrats Pick Kennedy for SOTU Response

RFK grandson will speak in gritty Mass. town

(Newser) - A new generation of the Kennedy political dynasty will be introduced to a national audience Tuesday night as one delivers the Democratic response to President Trump's State of the Union. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, a 37-year-old Massachusetts congressman and grandson of Robert F. Kennedy, says Democrats should focus on...

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