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August 29, 1997 | Associated Press
Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II, sensitive to the negative publicity he and his family have received, announced Thursday that he has decided not to run for governor next year. Kennedy, whose approval ratings have plummeted, said he feared his candidacy would end up highlighting recent scandals within his family, such as his brother's alleged relationship with a teenage baby sitter, rather than such weighty issues as health care, jobs and education.
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March 14, 1998 | ELIZABETH MEHREN and EDWIN CHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II (D-Mass.) announced Friday that he is pulling out of politics. "There is no greater honor than serving in the Congress, standing up for what you believe," the 45-year-old, six-term congressman declared. "But it's time to reconsider my priorities." Citing a desire to spend more time with his wife and twin teenage sons, Kennedy ended, at least for now, a political career that once seemed full of promise, vacating a safe House seat once held by his uncle, the late John F.
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March 14, 1998 | ELIZABETH MEHREN and EDWIN CHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II (D-Mass.) announced Friday that he is pulling out of politics. "There is no greater honor than serving in the Congress, standing up for what you believe," the 45-year-old, six-term congressman declared. "But it's time to reconsider my priorities." Citing a desire to spend more time with his wife and twin teenage sons, Kennedy ended, at least for now, a political career that once seemed full of promise, vacating a safe House seat once held by his uncle, the late John F.
NEWS
August 29, 1997 | Associated Press
Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II, sensitive to the negative publicity he and his family have received, announced Thursday that he has decided not to run for governor next year. Kennedy, whose approval ratings have plummeted, said he feared his candidacy would end up highlighting recent scandals within his family, such as his brother's alleged relationship with a teenage baby sitter, rather than such weighty issues as health care, jobs and education.
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July 13, 1989 | ROBERT W. STEWART, Times Staff Writer
Joining two of the House's most liberal Democrats, conservative Republican Rep. Robert K. Dornan on Wednesday endorsed a plan to create a national "police corps" that would recruit 25,000 new officers each year by offering to pay for their college education. "This is certainly not an ideological issue, this is a survival issue," said Dornan of Garden Grove, who is a co-sponsor of police corps legislation introduced in the House.
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June 10, 1997 | ROBERT SHOGAN, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II (D-Mass.) was greeting supporters here at last weekend's Democratic state convention when one particularly enthusiastic fan shouted: "We need you, Joe!" Kennedy, whose seemingly open path to the governor's office has been turned into a minefield by furors over his annulled marriage and his brother Michael's alleged dalliance with a teenage baby-sitter, could not resist injecting a note of political reality.
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May 20, 1988 | United Press International
Rep. Joseph Kennedy (D-Mass.) plans to seek a second term in the congressional seat once held by his uncle, John F. Kennedy, to continue working on "basic domestic issues," especially housing, aides said Thursday in Boston. Kennedy, 35, will make a formal announcement Saturday in suburban Arlington, Mass., aides said. He will be joined by his family, including his mother, Ethel Kennedy.
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April 10, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
The British have no right to "occupy" Northern Ireland, U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy told a cheering crowd Saturday at the conclusion of his four-day visit to the region. In response, Britain's energy secretary said Kennedy "should get back to Massachusetts as quickly as possible."
NEWS
June 30, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The ex-wife of Massachusetts Rep. Joseph Kennedy (D-Mass.) has taken her effort to overturn the annulment of their 12-year marriage to the Vatican. Appearing at a Boston news conference to show support for 24 North American Roman Catholic groups that are appealing to the Catholic Church to end the annulment of marriages and accept divorces outright, Sheila Rauch Kennedy said she has faxed her appeal to the Vatican. "Today marks the beginning of my appeal's life in Rome," she said.
NEWS
October 24, 1993 | Associated Press
As wedding guests offered a rousing chorus of "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling," Rep. Joseph Kennedy (D-Mass.) walked down the aisle Saturday with his bride, Beth Kelly. Among the family, friends and politicians who turned out for the civil ceremony at Kennedy's Boston home was exiled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Kennedy's uncle, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), spoke briefly after the 21-minute ceremony. "Our joys are your joys, our love is your love.
NEWS
June 30, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The ex-wife of Massachusetts Rep. Joseph Kennedy (D-Mass.) has taken her effort to overturn the annulment of their 12-year marriage to the Vatican. Appearing at a Boston news conference to show support for 24 North American Roman Catholic groups that are appealing to the Catholic Church to end the annulment of marriages and accept divorces outright, Sheila Rauch Kennedy said she has faxed her appeal to the Vatican. "Today marks the beginning of my appeal's life in Rome," she said.
NEWS
June 10, 1997 | ROBERT SHOGAN, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II (D-Mass.) was greeting supporters here at last weekend's Democratic state convention when one particularly enthusiastic fan shouted: "We need you, Joe!" Kennedy, whose seemingly open path to the governor's office has been turned into a minefield by furors over his annulled marriage and his brother Michael's alleged dalliance with a teenage baby-sitter, could not resist injecting a note of political reality.
NEWS
May 6, 1997 | ELIZABETH MEHREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
These are the immutable assumptions of life in this commonwealth of Massachusetts: Leaves will drop, snow will fall, the Red Sox will lose and the Kennedys will win. But last week, as Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II prepared to become the first member of his family to lay claim to Massachusetts' gold-domed statehouse, the last part of that axiom seemed in jeopardy.
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October 24, 1993 | Associated Press
As wedding guests offered a rousing chorus of "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling," Rep. Joseph Kennedy (D-Mass.) walked down the aisle Saturday with his bride, Beth Kelly. Among the family, friends and politicians who turned out for the civil ceremony at Kennedy's Boston home was exiled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Kennedy's uncle, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), spoke briefly after the 21-minute ceremony. "Our joys are your joys, our love is your love.
NEWS
July 13, 1989 | ROBERT W. STEWART, Times Staff Writer
Joining two of the House's most liberal Democrats, conservative Republican Rep. Robert K. Dornan on Wednesday endorsed a plan to create a national "police corps" that would recruit 25,000 new officers each year by offering to pay for their college education. "This is certainly not an ideological issue, this is a survival issue," said Dornan of Garden Grove, who is a co-sponsor of police corps legislation introduced in the House.
NEWS
May 20, 1988 | United Press International
Rep. Joseph Kennedy (D-Mass.) plans to seek a second term in the congressional seat once held by his uncle, John F. Kennedy, to continue working on "basic domestic issues," especially housing, aides said Thursday in Boston. Kennedy, 35, will make a formal announcement Saturday in suburban Arlington, Mass., aides said. He will be joined by his family, including his mother, Ethel Kennedy.
NEWS
May 6, 1997 | ELIZABETH MEHREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
These are the immutable assumptions of life in this commonwealth of Massachusetts: Leaves will drop, snow will fall, the Red Sox will lose and the Kennedys will win. But last week, as Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II prepared to become the first member of his family to lay claim to Massachusetts' gold-domed statehouse, the last part of that axiom seemed in jeopardy.
NEWS
January 4, 1998 | From Reuters
A flag fluttered at half-staff against a gray sky over the Kennedy compound on Cape Cod as the family held a wake Friday for Michael Kennedy, who died in a skiing accident. Family and friends gathered at the seaside house of Ethel Kennedy, the widow of slain U.S. senator and presidential hopeful Robert F. Kennedy, to remember their son Michael, whose love for reckless sports led to his early death.
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April 10, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
The British have no right to "occupy" Northern Ireland, U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy told a cheering crowd Saturday at the conclusion of his four-day visit to the region. In response, Britain's energy secretary said Kennedy "should get back to Massachusetts as quickly as possible."
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