Joseph P. Kennedy III News
A familiar name: Democrat Kennedy fights GOP on health care
A familiar name from Massachusetts, Congressman Joe Kennedy III, is carrying the family legacy in battling Republicans over health care
Kennedy Shares Law School Story About Professor Warren
Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy, III introduces his former law school professor, Elizabeth Warren, at the Democratic National Convention.
6 Rising Stars to Watch at the Democratic Convention
In 2004, a young Illinois state senator named Barack Obama gave a rousing address at the Democratic National Convention in Boston, electrifying party leaders and stoking chatter about a future presidential run. Twelve years later -- and one week after rising GOP stars Sens. Tom Cotton of Arkansas
Obama's Unfinished Business In Asia
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THE ART OF THE PRESIDENTIAL PIVOT: For President Obama, it’s the “pivot” that never quite made the full turn. His “deliberate and strategic decision” in 2011 to reorient U.S. foreign policy toward Asia has been repeatedly distracted by crises ...
Trio of House Dems in Race for Charity - Boston Marathon
Politicians are used to running and raising money, but today three House Democrats ran in the Boston Marathon to raise money for charities that help victims of last year’s finish line bombing. Reps. Joe Kennedy III and Stephen Lynch, both from Massachusetts, joined Rep. Kyrsten...
Congress Gone Wild? Lawmakers Take on Spring Break
ABC’s Alexander Mallin, Erin Dooley and Ryan Struyk report: Congress’ annual two-week Spring vacation from the nation’s capital is well underway, and many of the 535 lawmakers are following the tradition of sharing their wild (and in some cases, mild) experiences via social media. What...
Reps. Sinema and Kennedy Running Boston Marathon to Honor Bombing Victims
“A marathon is a celebration of life and endurance and the human spirit,” Rep. Kyrsten Sinema says. “Runners are such a tight-knit community. Even if we don’t know each other, we treat each other like friends.” Next week, Sinema, a freshman Democrat from Arizona, will...
Fasters for Immigration Reform Pass Torch to New Group
For 22 days, a group of activists has gone without food in hopes of getting Congress to vote on immigration reform. But now, they’ve reached their limit. Four demonstrators, including union leader Eliseo Medina, announced Tuesday they are ending their hunger strike and passing the...
New Kennedys: 4 Members of Clan Who Could Carry Political Torch
“Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans”- President John F. Kennedy. There is no family in American politics who is quite on par with the...
Caroline Kennedy: 'Humbled' To Carry On Legacy of JFK
Testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday, Caroline Kennedy said she would be “humbled” to carry on the legacy of her father if she is confirmed to be the next U.S. ambassador to Japan. “I am conscious of my responsibility to uphold the...