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HARTFORD -- Fox 61's Jenn Bernstein sits down with two-term State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D) Branford, to talk about his decisions not to run for governor, and not to seek reelection to the senate. 41.765804 -72.673372. Related stories. The Real Story: The stigma of officer suicides · The Real Story: ...
0 Shares. Email. Star. PHOTO: Jason Clarke in a scene from "Chappaquiddick." Play Claire Folger/Entertainment Studios. WATCH 'Chappaquiddick' star on his new role as Sen. Ted Kennedy. 0 Shares. Email. Jason Clarke steps into the shoes of Senator Ted Kennedy in the new film "Chappaquiddick." ...

Now that so many men are being brought to account for past misbehavior, we're all asking questions we never thought to ask before. One that comes up a lot is: What was he thinking? It's early yet, but Chappaquiddick, director John Curran's suspenseful, disturbing account of Senator Ted Kennedy's ...
Late on the night of July 18, 1969, a black Oldsmobile driven by U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy plunged off the Dike Bridge on the tiny island of Chappaquiddick, off Martha's Vineyard, landing upside down in the tidal Poucha Pond. The 37-year-old Kennedy survived the crash, but the young woman riding ...
In hindsight what was remarkable was that it was the high point of the political power of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. He was 37 years old and it was widely presumed as the sun beat relentlessly down on the nation's capital that day that he would be the Democratic Party's nominee for president in 1972.
EXCLUSIVE: While the nearly 50-year-old drowning death of Mary Jo Kopechne that dashed Sen. Ted Kennedy's White House aspirations would seem like strong subject matter for the cable talk shows that chew endlessly on political scandal, Chappaquiddick has proved to be a tricky sell for the ...

Mary Jo Kopechne had been dead for several months when her parents began to have serious questions about what had really happened the night of July 18, 1969. At first, Gwen and Joe Kopechne had believed Senator Ted Kennedy's account of that evening after his car had plunged off the narrow ...
The incident, in which Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., allowed 28-year-old Mary Jo Kopechne to drown while trapped in his Oldsmobile, likely belongs in its own category: “If any politician whose last name wasn't Kennedy had done that … ” The movie “Chappaquiddick,” which arrives in theaters April 6, ...
Ted Kennedy, Jr., who currently holds the seat, has announced he will not be seeking re-election in November. Cohen made the announcement ... "Senator Kennedy and I have fought tirelessly to successfully reverse cuts to our district and I know Christine will be just as reliable a partner to me in that effort.
The question is, then, will a minority of pro-choice senators insist that Sen. ... Leaders in the fight for expanded access to health care, like the vehemently pro-choice Sen. Ted Kennedy ... Senator Ted Kennedy's Health Insurance Bill of Rights Act of 1997 specified, in language that was considered standard:.
BOSTON — A Massachusetts man says he can finally prove to his friends that he shook Robert F. Kennedy's hand at the Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade 50 years ago. Alex MacDonald tells The Boston Globe he met the former senator in 1968 when Kennedy marched with his brother Ted Kennedy in South ...
In fact, JFK's brother, the late Sen. Edward "Ted" Kennedy, actually wondered out loud if his family were victims of an "awful curse" — as if curses could be real. Most people know about the ... Ted Kennedy was flying with a fellow senator, the senator's wife and a legislative aide. The pilot and aide were ...
The Worcester Public Library is welcoming author Donald Nelson, Ph.D. for a talk about his newest book Chappaquiddick Tragedy: Kennedy's Second Passenger Revealed. The lecture will take place on Tuesday, March 20 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the fiction area of the main library. The book is an ...
For some, the string of untimely deaths and scandals in President John F. Kennedy's family may seem too unlikely to chalk up as bad luck. In fact, JFK's brother, the late Sen. Edward “Ted” Kennedy, actually wondered out loud if his family were victims of an “awful curse” — as if curses could be real.
mjk This July 22, 1969 file photograph shows U.S. Sen Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., arriving back at his home in Hyannisport, Mass., after attending the funeral of Mary Jo Kopechne in Pennsylvania. A new feature film is in the works about the tragedy on the small Massachusetts island nearly a half century ...
Ted Kennedy Jr. FES '91 announced on Wednesday that he will not seek a third term in the Connecticut General Assembly in order to focus on advocating for disability rights at the federal level. Kennedy, the son of the late Massachusetts senator Edward M. “Ted” Kennedy, has been hailed as a star in the ...
The 56-year-old Democrat with the famous last name, who has been mentioned as a possible candidate for offices from governor to U.S. senator, said he feels compelled to play a bigger role in the disability rights community. "We have an enormous threat to the rights of people with disabilities in the current ...

Connecticut State Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. during opening session at the state Capitol, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, in Hartford. ... Kennedy, who is the son of the late “liberal lion” of the U.S. Senate, Edward M. Kennedy, and nephew of President John F. Kennedy, released a statement Wednesday night.
HARTFORD -- Many were surprised when Connecticut State Senator Ted Kennedy Jr., announced he would not seek re-election in November. The Branford lawmaker's name had even been tossed around as a governor candidate just last year. In a one-on-one talk with the state Senator, he explained why ...
A few years ago director John Curran and actor Jason Clarke made a late night trip to the Dike Bridge on Chappaquiddick. The bridge has been rebuilt, but the dirt road, Poucha Pond, and rural landscape haven't changed much in 49 years since Sen. Ted Kennedy drove his car off the bridge in a late night ...
The Kennedys likewise almost prevented the publication of two unflattering tell-all books about Fat Boy — “The Senator” and “Senatorial Privilege.” The author of the latter, Leo Damore, ended up committing suicide after he was blackballed in the publishing industry. But that was then, and this is now, and ...


1997-2002 Total Receipts: $8,882,217
1997-2002 Total Spent: $5,295,856
Cash on Hand: $3,654,557
Debts: $0
Date of last report: December 31, 2002
First elected 1962
Next election 2006
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