Friday, January 18, 2013
The subcommittees are part of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Two weeks after he was officially sworn into office, Fourth District Congressman Joe Kennedy III has his first House committee and subcommittee assignments. In a statement released today, Kennedy announced that he has been appointed to the the Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa and the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade. Both of these subcommittees are part of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. “The primary role of government is to preserve the safety and well-being of her people,” Kennedy said in the statement. “Today there is no region that greater impacts that responsibility than the Middle East, and I look forward to having an active voice in our engagement and policy throughout the region. A strong …
Friday, January 4, 2013
After winning the November 2012 election, Democrat Joe Kennedy III will now officially take his seat as the U.S. Rep. for the Fourth Congressional District.
Newton's newest congressman, Joe Kennedy III, was officially sworn in Thursday, Jan. 3 as a member of the nation's 113th Congress. Kennedy, who defeated Republican Sean Bielat in November, replaces retiring U.S. Rep. Barney Frank in the Fourth Congressional District. Kennedy issued the following statement Thursday on his swearing-in: This afternoon I was honored to be sworn in as the next U.S. Congressman from the 4th District of Massachusetts. The 4th District has a proud tradition of innovation and a work ethic that has fueled economic growth for generations. From our top-tier education facilities and advanced manufacturers to our emerging biotech industry and unparalleled health care providers: a continued commitment to economic …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Retiring Barney Frank will be succeeded by scion of Kennedy political dynasty.
Joe Kennedy III will be a new U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts. At around 9:30 p.m., the Associated Press called the race for 32-year old Kennedy, who lives in Brookline, as he was beating by a 2-1 margin Norfolk Republican Sean Bielat in the race to represent the redrawn Fourth Congressional District. Rep. Barney Frank, a media celebrity Tuesday night at Kennedy's celebration party at the Newton Marriott Hotel, is retiring after serving the Fourth District since 1981. Yes, the Kennedys are a famous political family, but Joe III especially follows family tradition with this particular win: his father, Joe Kennedy II, served as Congressman from Massachusetts (in the 8th Congressional District) from 1987-1999. And his great-uncle, who …
Monday, October 1, 2012
TV crew was in Needham recently to film as part of the clip.
Needham residents may have seen a CBS TV news crew around town this weekend or early Monday, as part of a report on the Joe Kennedy III campaign. In the video, which can be viewed online, Kennedy’s famous family roots are highlighted, and clips are shown of the candidate walking through neighborhoods in Needham and nearby and meeting with voters. Kennedy, a Democrat, is running against Republican Sean Bielat for U.S. Congress, for Massachusetts’ Fourth Congressional District seat—a seat formerly held by Rep. Barney Frank. Kennedy and Bielat recently had their first election debate at the WCVB-TV 5 studios in Needham. The debate was taped and aired Sunday, Sept. 30. In the CBS video, Kennedy’s connection to other famous politicians is …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
A former assistant district attorney for the Cape and Middlesex County, Kennedy is running as a Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress in Massachusetts' Fourth District.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
As we gear up for Thursday's primary, Patch wants readers to stay informed as they head to the voting booths. We recently sent out questionnaires to all the Fourth Congressional District candidates. Below are responses from Democratic candidate Joe Kennedy III: ________________________ GENERAL INFORMATION Name: Joseph Patrick Kennedy III Also known as: Joe Age: 31 Place of residence: Brookline ________________________ EDUCATION College Attended college: Yes College: Stanford University Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Management Science and Engineering Year of graduation: 2003 Grad school Ph D. University: Harvard Law School Area of research: Law Year of graduation: 2009 ________________________ EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION Job titles held: …
Gov. Deval Patrick is scheduled in the 9 p.m. hour.
The Democratic National Convention will have a Massachusetts feel tonight as Gov. Deval Patrick and Congressional candidate Joe Kennedy III are scheduled to speak before the convention. Kennedy is scheduled to speak during the 7 p.m. hour after a Kennedy family tribute video. Two hours later, Patrick is scheduled to finish the 9 p.m. hour. The night will also include a number of prominent speakers, including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reed, Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee, and Secretary of Health and Human Services Director Kathleen Sibelius, and will conclude with a speech by First Lady Michelle Obama. The Wall Street Journal published a full schedule of speakers.
Monday, April 23, 2012
Candidate for U.S. Congress greeted voters on Saturday, April 21.
Monday, April 23, 2012
Joe Kennedy III, candidates for U.S. Congress from the Fourth Congressional District, dropped by the Needham Recycling and Transfer Station on Saturday, April 21, where he collected signatures and greeted voters. Kennedy, a former assistant district attorney, is a Democrat running in the race to succeed retiring Congressman Barney Frank.