Joseph P. Kennedy III makes it official: He's running

NEWTON, Mass., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Joseph P. Kennedy III began his U.S. House candidacy Thursday, saying his family's public service taught him "trust must be earned each and every day."

Mass. AFL-CIO backs Kennedy for Congress

BOSTON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Joseph P. Kennedy III's unannounced candidacy for Congress has received the backing of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO.

Another Kennedy may run for Congress

BOSTON, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Joseph P. Kennedy III, a scion of the leading Massachusetts political dynasty, suggested he might run for Barney Frank's seat in Congress.

Joe Kennedy III says being DA fine for now

BOSTON, March 1 (UPI) -- Joseph P. Kennedy III said he won't run for U.S. Congress in 2010, dispelling speculation that the attorney would if Rep. William Delahunt, D-Mass., retires.

Coakley says she'll run for Kennedy seat

BOSTON, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley says she'll run for the Senate seat vacated by Edward M. Kennedy.
Kennedy successor special election Jan. 9

Kennedy successor special election Jan. 9

BOSTON, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A special election will be held Jan. 19 to elect a successor to late U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick's office said Monday.

Citgo suspends U.S. heating oil donations

CARACAS, Venezuela, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Venezuela's state-owned oil company is suspending a program of donating free heating oil to low-income consumers in the United States, officials say.

Charity receives donation from Venezuela

BOSTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts charity run by Joseph P. Kennedy II received a heating oil donation from Venezuela.

Injured woman says Kennedy won't pay bills

HYANNIS, Mass., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- The woman Joseph P. Kennedy II partially paralyzed 32 years ago when he flipped a Jeep says he has stopped paying her bills.

Witnesses: Skakel peeping at Moxley

NORWALK, Conn., May 21 (UPI) -- Kennedy kin Michael Skakel admitted he was masturbating in a tree outside Martha Moxley's bedroom the night she was killed, according to two witnesses at his trial in Connecticut.
Joseph P. Kennedy II
Joseph P. Kennedy II, son of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in an October 1985 photo, at age 33. (UPI Photo/Frederick Clow/Files)

Robert Francis Kennedy, Sr. and Ethel (née Skakel) Kennedy see also Kennedy family

Joseph Patrick Kennedy II (born September 24, 1952) is an American businessman and Democratic politician.

He served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the 8th congressional district of Massachusetts from 1987 to 1999. In 1979 he had founded and led Citizens Energy Corporation, a non-profit energy company until election to the U.S. House; since 1999 he has continued to lead Citizens Energy.

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