Brother Says Ted Kennedy Jr. May Run

    NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 03: Patrick Kennedy (L) and Ted Kennedy Jr. attend the 2012 Ripple Of Hope Gala at The New York Marriott Marquis on December 3, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

    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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