U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III, D-Mass., speaks during an interview with an 

U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III, D-Mass., speaks during an interview with an Associated Press reporter in Milford, Mass., Monday, Feb. 11, 2013.   Kennedy is the grandson of former Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. President John F. Kennedy is his great-uncle. Both were assassinated more than a decade before he was born.  Joe Kennedy says he’s working to earn the respect of his colleagues on his own.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III, D-Mass., speaks during an interview with an Associated Press reporter in Milford, Mass., Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. Kennedy is the grandson of former Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. President John F. Kennedy is his great-uncle. Both were assassinated more than a decade before he was born. Joe Kennedy says he’s working to earn the respect of his colleagues on his own.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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