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  • Joseph Kennedy III, son of former U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II and grandson of late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, gestures Thursday while visiting voters outside a polling station at a school in Needham, Mass. He won the Democratic primary election for the House seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Barney Frank. (Associated Press)

    Another Joseph Kennedy wins

    Joseph P. Kennedy III, the first of his famous political family's latest generation to seek elective office, defeated two little-known Democrats in Thursday's primary in Massachusetts' 4th Congressional District.


  • Associated Press

    MAINWARING: Same-sex marriage mockery

    On Saturday, Rep. Barney Frank took marriage vows with his partner, Jim Ready, at a Boston ceremony attended by 300 guests and scads of media.


  • Rep. Barney Frank (left), Massachusetts Democrat, and Jim Ready pose July 7, 2012, at their wedding reception. Frank married his longtime partner in a ceremony officiated by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick in Newton, Mass. (Associated Press/Fotique, Jaime E. Connolly)

    Congressman Barney Frank marries longtime partner

    U.S. Rep. Barney Frank has tied the knot with his longtime partner in a ceremony officiated by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick.


  • This undated image provided by Fotique shows U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., left, and Jim Ready. On Saturday, July 7, 2012, Frank married his longtime partner in a ceremony officiated by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick in Newton, Mass. (AP Photo/Fotique, Jaime E. Connolly)

    Congressman Barney Frank marries longtime partner

    U.S. Rep. Barney Frank has tied the knot with his longtime partner in a ceremony officiated by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick.


  • Illustration by John Camejo for The Washington Times

    MURDOCK: Democrats rise against Obamacare

    The ongoing controversy over President Obama's universal female-contraception entitlement decree reportedly found Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, former Chief of Staff Richard Daley and five Democratic senators opposing Mr. Obama's fusillade against religious liberty and economic freedom.


  • Joseph Kennedy III exchanges a greeting with 3-year-old Matthew Olsen, of Attleboro, Mass., during a campaign stop Thursday. Mr. Kennedy is running for the congressional seat held by retiring U.S. Rep. Barney Frank. (Associated Press)

    Kennedy redux in Massachusetts

    The family name may help generate a steady flow of campaign cash and assure key endorsements for Joseph P. Kennedy III's run for a U.S. House seat.


  • Rep. Barney Frank (right), Massachusetts Democrat, plans to marry his longtime partner, Jim Ready (left), who is from Maine. No date has been set. (Associated Press)

    Frank announces plans to marry his longtime partner; no date set

    Retiring Rep. Barney Frank, the first member of Congress to voluntarily come out as gay, said Thursday that he will marry his longtime partner, Jim Ready.


  • **FILE** Rep. Barney Frank, Massachusetts Democrat (Associated Press)

    Rep. Barney Frank to marry longtime partner

    Retiring Massachusetts congressman Barney Frank, a gay pioneer in Congress, plans to marry his longtime partner Jim Ready of Maine.


  • Joseph Kennedy III, at a campaign rally for Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley (third from left) in 2010, may soon be announcing a political run of his own to replace Rep. Barney Frank, who is retiring from the U.S. House. Mr. Kennedy said he will begin "to reach out to the people of [Massachusetts' 4th Congressional District] in order to hear directly from them about the challenges they are facing." (Associated Press)

    Fourth-generation Kennedy considers a House run

    The first member of the Kennedy clan's so-called fourth generation is inching closer to running for Congress - a place where his family had served almost continuously for more than six decades until last year.


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