Monday, September 7, 2009
Not All in the Family
Former Congressman Joe Kennedy has announced that he will not run in the special election to replace his late uncle, Ted Kennedy, as U.S. senator from Massachusetts. That seems to guarantee that the seat, which has been in family hands for all but two of the last 56 years, will no longer be held by a Kennedy. The only other feasible Kennedy candidate, Ted's widow Vicki, had already declined.