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Report: Ted Kennedy Jr. to run
for Connecticut state Senate

Washington Post, by Aaron Blake

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Posted By:MissMolly, 4/7/2014 1:09:09 PM

Another member of the Kennedy family will be on the ballot. According to a local report, Ted Kennedy Jr., the 52-year-old son of the former senator of the same name and nephew of assassinated president John F. Kennedy, will run for an open seat in the Connecticut state Senate. Kennedy is expected to make the announcement official on Tuesday. Kennedy´s candidacy follows that of his nephew, Joe Kennedy III, who ran for and won a congressional seat in 2012. Prior to that win, no Kennedys had been in major Washington office for the first time in more than 60 decades. Ted Kennedy Jr. was

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Safari Man, 4/7/2014 1:13:56 PM     (No. 9801209)

Can´t wait to see his rap sheet. Of course, the loons in CT will elect him no matter what.

It only seems like 60 decades worth of Kennedys.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: JonR, 4/7/2014 1:14:05 PM     (No. 9801210)

When will this country get enough of this family? No more dynasties!!!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: PeoplesRepublikNY, 4/7/2014 1:34:48 PM     (No. 9801238)

"60 decades"?

Yo, Aaron. Should double-check your work next time.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 4/7/2014 1:36:48 PM     (No. 9801242)

I have this sinking feeling that my entire life will be cursed with Kennedy politicians.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 4/7/2014 1:44:53 PM     (No. 9801249)

With him bedside at the moment of his death, Ted Sr. seized his son´s empty cranium and transferred his consciousness into Ted Jr. so as to plot his inevitable return to the US Senate and perhaps even the presidency.

There is nothing that the Kennedy money can not buy and that includes immortality.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: nimby, 4/7/2014 1:49:20 PM     (No. 9801252)

Why do these dynasties think that they are owed a seat ??

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Reply 7 - Posted by: zoidberg, 4/7/2014 1:54:14 PM     (No. 9801258)

Three generations of imbeciles is enough.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 4/7/2014 1:59:00 PM     (No. 9801265)

We in MA already had the honor of a Ted Kennedy spawn in offce, Patrick (The Addict) Kennedy. If there are any people in Connecticut with an ounce of brains, I hope they learn from our experience and skip the same experience. You cannot draw good water from a foul well.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: lakerman1, 4/7/2014 2:07:22 PM     (No. 9801273)

Like a case of herpes, they never quite go away.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 4/7/2014 2:11:35 PM     (No. 9801281)

Great pic there with Patches, who will no doubt be giving tips on how to avoid DUIs: "Just tell ´em your on your way to vote - works every time!"

/disgust off/

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Reply 11 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 4/7/2014 2:37:06 PM     (No. 9801322)

"Kennedy graduated from the private St. Albans School in Washington, D.C.. He attended Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1983. He continued his studies at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, earning a Master of Arts degree in forestry and environmental studies. He then attended the University of Connecticut School of Law at night, earning a Juris Doctor degree. On May 19, 2013, Kennedy received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of New Haven.

After graduation he worked at the New Haven law firm Wiggin & Dana specializing in disability issues. He later co-founded and is president of the Marwood Group, a firm that advises corporations about health care and financial services.
Kennedy is on the board of directors of the American Association of People with Disabilities.

He married Katherine Anne "Kiki" Gershman. She is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine at Yale University and an environmental advocate. She serves as spokeswoman for Stop the Pipeline, which successfully blocked the Islander East natural gas pipeline across the Long Island Sound. They live in Branford, Connecticut.

They have a daughter [snip]and a son, Edward Moore Kennedy III, (born February 25, 1998, in New Haven) who is a student at Choate Rosemary Hall. His son, at age 11, announced his intention to run for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts seat some day."

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_M._Kennedy%2C_Jr.


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Reply 12 - Posted by: paglia guy, 4/7/2014 3:27:29 PM     (No. 9801419)

Quick, take his car keys.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Keekng, 4/7/2014 3:28:18 PM     (No. 9801422)

It´s one of those infestations that is difficult to stop.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: melman, 4/7/2014 3:34:44 PM     (No. 9801435)

Any Kennedy in office would seem like 60 decades...

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Reply 15 - Posted by: jerseyden, 4/7/2014 3:34:56 PM     (No. 9801436)

On the bright side the sales of liquor and drugs should pick up in the state

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Reply 16 - Posted by: rochow, 4/7/2014 3:43:54 PM     (No. 9801451)

I am a Kennedy, and I am entitled to this seat!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 4/7/2014 4:47:24 PM     (No. 9801547)

They multiply like fleas.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: thewarden, 4/7/2014 9:49:38 PM     (No. 9801923)

Make...it...stop.

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