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 hard-fought Democratic primary. (Sept. 2)

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JFK’s grandnephew campaigns around Boston on election day | AFP

Joe Kennedy III, the 39-year-old grandnephew of assassinated president John F Kennedy, campaigns around Boston on election day in Massachusetts. The contentious Democratic primary against veteran progressive incumbent Ed Markey, 74, is coming down to the wire, with a legendary American political dynasty at stake.

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