Joe Kennedy III

U.S. Representative from Massachusetts

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Joe Kennedy III: U.S. Representative from Massachusetts
Joseph Patrick Kennedy III is an American lawyer and politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, he represents a district that extends from Boston's western suburbs to the state's South Coast. He worked as an assistant district attorney in the Cape and Islands and Middlesex County, Massachusetts, offices before his election to Congress.


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With Van Drew’s victory in New Jersey, 2021 will be the rare year since 1946 without a Kennedy in Congress. - Published

Preview: "The Takeout" with Rep. Joe Kennedy III

Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) joins CBS News' Major Garrett and Steve Chaggaris for this week's episode of "The Takeout."
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Jake Auchincloss wins the Massachusetts primary for Joe Kennedy’s House seat. - Published

First congressional loss for a Kennedy in Mass.

U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III has become the first in his storied political family to lose a run for Congress in Massachusetts. Kennedy fell short in his bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Edward Markey in Tuesday's.. - Published

Ed Markey held off Joseph Kennedy in a Democratic Senate clash in Massachusetts.

The result was the first loss by a Kennedy in a Massachusetts election and demonstrated the progressive energy that is reshaping the Democratic Party. - Published

Rep. Richard Neal Defeats Progressive Challenger in Mass. Race

rep. richard neal defeats progressive challenger in mass. race
U.S. Rep. Richard Neal of Massachusetts, the powerful chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, held off Democratic challenger Alex Morse in Tuesday's primary after an acrimonious campaign that..
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Trump Gets a Mixed Welcome in Kenosha

In Massachusetts, Ed Markey held off Joe Kennedy: This is your morning tip sheet. - Published

Ed Markey defeats Joseph Kennedy III in Massachusetts primary

The grandson of assassinated politician Robert Kennedy lost to the incumbent Ed Markey.
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Ed Markey faces Joe Kennedy and other things to watch for during the Massachusetts primary

Incumbent Democratic Rep. Richard Neal also faces a progressive primary challenger, Alex Morse. - Published

Incumbent Senator Ed Markey leads Rep. Joe Kennedy III in Massachusetts Senate race

The Kennedy family has never lost a Massachusetts Democratic primary, but Rep. Joe Kennedy III is trailing incumbent Senator Ed Markey in major polls. Ed O'Keefe reports.
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Massachusetts Primary Elections: What to Watch For

Senator Edward J. Markey is facing off against Joseph P. Kennedy III, while the powerful Representative Richard E. Neal is confronting a challenge from the young mayor Alex Morse. - Published

A Kennedy is on the ballot in Massachusetts. Here's why he's not guaranteed a victory

Recent polling shows incumbent Senator Ed Markey up against Congressman Joe Kennedy III, the grandson of Robert F. Kennedy.
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In Massachusetts, Markey Outflanks Kennedy by Running as Bold Insurgent

Edward Markey, 74, entered Congress before Joseph Kennedy III was born. But in their Senate race he has harnessed the energy of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the ascendant left, much to Mr. Kennedy’s.. - Published

Pelosi endorses Joe Kennedy over Ed Markey in Senate race in Massachusetts. - Published

Pelosi endorses Kennedy in Massachusetts Senate primary race

Kennedy, the grandson of Robert F. Kennedy, is challenging Senator Ed Markey in the Democratic primary.
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COVID shows why we need legal aid for civil cases like evictions: Rep. Joe Kennedy

Right to counsel should be guaranteed in non-criminal cases involving basic human needs like food, shelter, employment, health care and physical safety. - Published

'People are rightfully angry': Lawmakers call for justice for George Floyd amid Minneapolis protests

"People are rightfully angry — rightfully demanding justice," Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass., wrote on Twitter. - Published

Joe Kennedy III launches Senate bid

Congressman Joseph Kennedy III launched his Senate campaign on Saturday in the East Boston neighborhood where his family lived when they came to America in the 1840s. He is challenging Senator Ed..
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"A Kennedy is a Kennedy": Joe Kennedy launches Senate challenge

The 38-year-old Kennedy scion is challenging Senator Ed Markey
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In Senate bid, Joe Kennedy wants to take on 'broken system' that let Trump win: 'Far too urgent to wait'

Rep. Joe Kennedy sets up a showdown of two progressives, one that will likely be the nation's most closely watched Senate primary fight of 2020. - Published

Rep. Joe Kennedy launches primary challenge for US Senate: 'Far too urgent to wait'

Rep. Joseph Kennedy III launched his much-anticipated primary challenge against Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Ed Markey at a gym in East Boston. - Published

Joe Kennedy III launches primary campaign for Senate seat in Massachusetts

U.S. Representative Joseph Kennedy III, a member of the famed political dynasty, on Saturday launched a 2020 primary challenge against fellow Democrat Edward Markey for his U.S. Senate seat in..
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Joe Kennedy to Announce Bid for U.S. Senate

The Massachusetts congressman will officially announce on Saturday his plans to challenge the incumbent Senator Edward Markey. - Published

2020 Sunday Trail Markers: Joe Biden goes on a tour of the South

Biden campaigns across the South, Joe Kennedy keeps mulling his Senate bid and Democrats prepare for an epic Steak Fry
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Ed Markey supporters urge Joe Kennedy III to stand down

Kennedy is considering a primary challenge against Ed Markey in 2020
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorses Ed Markey

Markey faces a potential primary challenge from Congressman Joe Kennedy III
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2020 Daily Trail Markers: Joe Kennedy stumps for Warren while considering Senate bid

Democratic Congressman Joe Kennedy III of Massachusetts says he's still weighing a Senate run. CBS News 2020 campaign reporter Nicole Sganga asked Kennedy when he might make a decision during an event..
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Joe Kennedy files statement of candidacy ahead of possible Senate run

"I hear the folks who say I should wait my turn, but with due respect -- I'm not sure this is a moment for waiting"
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Joe Kennedy says he's considering run for U.S. Senate

Kennedy has been mulling a primary bid against Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Ed Markey
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Rep. Joe Kennedy reportedly eyeing Sen. Ed Markey's seat

Democratic Massachusetts Congressman Joe Kennedy III is reportedly eyeing a primary challenge to Sen. Ed Markey. Victoria McGrane, national political reporter for the Boston Globe, joins CBSN's "Red..
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Joseph Kennedy III Said to Be Eying Edward Markey’s Massachusetts Senate Seat

Mr. Kennedy, the grandson of Robert F. Kennedy, paid for a poll last month to test his prospects against Mr. Markey, a Democratic official said. - Published