1. SENATE RACE

    Brother Says Ted Kennedy Jr. May Run

    Stephen Lovekin

    Looks like Ben Affleck might have some competition. U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy says his brother Ted Kennedy Jr. may throw his hat into the ring for the Massachusetts Senate seat that will become vacant if U.S. Sen. John Kerry is confirmed as the nation’s next secretary of state. Ted Kennedy Jr., who currently lives in Connecticut and is the president of a financial services firm, has allegedly been receiving calls from friends of the Kennedy family urging him to weigh the option of running, should Kerry be confirmed.

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