Thursday, March 28, 2013
U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III participated in a live text chat on Patch Wednesday and answered a number of reader questions.
Education, gun control and casinos were on the minds of readers during a live chat yesterday afternoon with Fourth District Congressman Joe Kennedy III. Kennedy, who was elected in November 2012, joined Patch for a 45-minute live chat where he answered reader questions and shared a little bit about his first few months in office. Read through the following recap of Kennedy's chat (below), or browse the full Q&A transcript: Patch: So, you’re a few months into your first term as a Congressman -- how has it been? What are some challenges you’ve had to face now that you’re in elected office? Congressman Kennedy: It's been a bit of a whirlwind, that's for sure. A combination of finding out where the bathrooms are and what you should ask …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Democratic Congressman Joe Kennedy III will answer reader questions starting at 1:30 p.m.
Fourth District Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-Brookline) will take reader questions in a LIVE text chat today, March 27, at 1:30 p.m. Kennedy was elected to the Fourth District seat in November 2012, beating Republican challenger Sean Bielat. During that campaign, Kennedy participated in a similar Patch live chat. Today's chat will last 45 minutes. To submit a question, simply enter your name in the chat box above, type your question and submit. If you cannot tune in this afternoon, you can feel free to leave questions in the comments section below. A recap of this afternoon's chat will be posted on Medfield Patch tomorrow morning. Questions submitted will be subject to moderator approval. No vulgar or libelous comments will be allowed…
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
The 15-minute debate aired on Fox25 Morning News earlier today.
Although they had just a few minutes to make their case, Fourth Congressional District candidates Joe Kennedy III and Sean Bielat touted their experience and ideas in a Fox25 debate earlier this morning. The live debate, which was moderated by Fox25 news host Gene Levanchy, lasted less than 15 minutes. This was the final scheduled television appearance for Bielat and Kennedy before the Nov. 6 general election. Bielat, a Norfolk Republican, is running against Kennedy, a Brookline Democrat, to replace the retiring Fourth District Congressman Barney Frank of Newton. Keeping with a theme that has run throughout the campaign, Bielat and Kennedy sparred on experience and whether Kennedy's name has carried him through the election. "I think …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Joe Kennedy III has received endorsement from the State Police Association of Massachusetts.
The following is taken from a press release issued by the Kennedy campaign. Today, the State Police Association of Massachusetts endorsed Joe Kennedy III in the race for Massachusetts’ 4th Congressional District, citing Joe’s experience as a prosecutor, his advocacy for law enforcement, and his commitment to public safety. “During my time in the District Attorney’s office, I worked side by side with the brave men and women in the Commonwealth’s police force,” said Joe. “I saw firsthand their dedication and their sacrifices, and I am honored to have their support in my race for Congress. We trust our law enforcement officers to keep our families and communities safe. If elected, I will fight every day to make sure they have the tools, …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Kennedy was at the Democratic National Convention yesterday to introduce a tribute to his late uncle, Ted Kennedy.
Joseph P. Kennedy, III, is running for the Fourth Congressional District seat to be vacated by Rep. Barney Frank. Kennedy was at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday to introduce a video montage in memory of his late uncle Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. What did you think about Joe Kennedy's speech? Take our poll and let us know. Have more to say? Tell us in the comment box below.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Candidate for Congress Joe Kennedy III was in Medfield Sunday for a canvassing kick-off on Orchard Street. He then went door-to-door in the downtown area.
Joseph P. Kennedy III was in Medfield on Sunday to "Get Out the Vote." Kennedy is running for the Fourth Congressional District seat to be vacated by Rep. Barney Frank. Kennedy kicked off a canvassing party at the Orchard Street home of Cheryl Dunlea and then went door-to-door in downtown Medfield urging people to vote in Thursday's primary. Selectman Osler "Pete" Peterson accompanied Kennedy as he knocked on doors of Democrats and Independents on Miller, Oak, Pleasant and Curve Streets. Residents told Kennedy they were concerned about Medicare and protecting small business, among other issues. Everyone he met (including one self-proclaimed anarchist) wished him luck in the race. Kennedy will next be in Medfield for Medfield Day, Sept…