Another Kennedy was just elected. Who’s next?

Joseph Kennedy III, son of former U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II and grandson of the late Robert F. Kennedy, delivers his victory speech, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, in Newton, Mass. Kennedy III, 31, beat Republican businessman Sean Bielat in the race to replace retiring congressman Barney Frank. (AP Photo/ Bizuayehu Tesfaye)


Here come the Kennedys again: Another Kennedy was just elected. Who’s next?

Joe Kennedy III, a Massachusetts Democrat and grandson of the late U.S. Sen. Robert Kennedy, was elected to Congress Tuesday.

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 Joe Kennedy III, a Massachusetts Democrat and grandson of the late U.S. Sen. Robert Kennedy, was elected to Congress Tuesday. The 32-year-old prosecutor Joe Kennedy III will become the first Kennedy to hold elected office since 2010.
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And there could be more Kennedys on the way

The congressman-elect is one of about 70 members of the so-called fifth-generation of Kennedys. In addition to Kennedy, they have names like Cuomo,  Schwarzenegger and Shriver, which give a campaign a nice head start. 

Matthew Rauch Kennedy

Kennedy, the twin brother of Joe Kennedy III, was married earlier this year but has mostly stayed behind the scenes politically, working on others’ races. Still, he is often mentioned as a future candidate.
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Ted Kennedy Jr.

The son of the longtime U.S. senator has been coy about whether he’ll run for office, although he recently noted: “I love politics.” 
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Chris Kennedy

A son of Robert Kennedy, he considered a run for U.S. Senate but didn’t enter the race. Asked recently about his political future, he would not rule out a run for office.
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Caroline Kennedy 

The daughter of President John F. Kennedy would be a dream candidate for the Democrats, and she has campaigned for President Barack Obama. She considered being a candidate for U.S. Senate in 2009, but declined to run. 
Caroline Kennedy Speaks to DNC on Health Care, Women’s Health, Votingpbsnewshour

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