Spinners and Winners
For the first time since 1945, there is no Kennedy in Congress. But that may change in the near future. Sure, Joe Kennedy III is running for the fourth district of Massachusetts, but what about his cousin Ted Kennedy Jr.?
"Maybe one day," says the eldest son of the late Senator Edward Kennedy.
"We were brought up in a family that was taught we need to give back in some way, not just elected politics," continued Ted Kennedy Jr. "I would be honored to have the opportunity to serve in some capacity. What that is now, I have no idea, but you know, I'm still a young man and I hope to find some way to serve."
For 50 years, Ted's father Sen. Edward Kennedy was a larger-than-life presence at the Democratic Convention. Last night was no exception, when Democrats paid tribute to the late senator with a 7-minute video.
"It was an emotional time, obviously, to see my father's face and hear his voice," says Ted. "I have to say ... it was a little bitter-sweet to be truthful."Read More »from Kennedys, the next generation: Ted Jr. contemplates his move