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Former Rhode Island Rep. Patrick Kennedy claimed he was "disoriented" by the medication Ambien when he rammed a Capitol Hill checkpoint with his Ford Mustang in 2006. His father, the late Sen. Ted Kennedy, told police in 1969 that he was "was unfamiliar with the road" that led to the notorious Chappaquiddick crash, claiming the life of Mary Jo Kopechne.

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Former Rhode Island Rep. Patrick Kennedy claimed he was "disoriented" by the medication Ambien when he rammed a Capitol Hill checkpoint with his Ford Mustang in 2006. His father, the late Sen. Ted Kennedy, told police in 1969 that he was "was unfamiliar with the road" that led to the notorious Chappaquiddick crash, claiming the life of Mary Jo Kopechne.

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden stands with former Rhode Island Rep. Patrick Kennedy as he speaks at the closing of the National Conference on Mental Health on June 3, 2013, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington. The conference is part of the Obama Administration's effort to launch a national conversation to increase understanding and awareness of mental health. Kennedy was a participant of the conference and was unexpectedly brought up on stage by Biden. (Associated Press)

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Vice President Joseph R. Biden stands with former Rhode Island Rep. Patrick Kennedy as he speaks at the closing of the National Conference on Mental Health on June 3, 2013, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House complex in Washington. The conference is part of the Obama Administration's effort to launch a national conversation to increase understanding and awareness of mental health. Kennedy was a participant of the conference and was unexpectedly brought up on stage by Biden. (Associated Press)

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Ambassador Patrick Kennedy, under secretary for management at the State Department, answers questions on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, during the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing investigating the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that resulted in the death of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and other Americans. From left are, Ambassador Patrick Kennedy, Charlene Lamb, deputy assistant secretary for international programs at the State Department's Bureau of Diplomat Security, Eric Nordstrom, a regional security officer with the State Department, and Lt. Col. Andrew Wood, a Utah National Guard Army Green Beret who was the top security official at the consulate in Libya. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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**FILE** Ambassador Patrick Kennedy (right), under secretary for management at the State Department, answers questions Oct. 10, 2012, on Capitol Hill during the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing investigating the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya. The attack resulted in the death of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and other Americans. From left are Kennedy; Charlene Lamb, deputy assistant secretary for international programs at the State Department's Bureau of Diplomat Security; Eric Nordstrom, a regional security officer with the State Department; and Lt. Col. Andrew Wood, a Utah National Guard Army Green Beret who was the top security official at the consulate in Libya. (Associated Press)

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Patrick Kennedy, State Department official, was questioned on Capitol Hill about the attack in Libya on Sept. 11, 2012. (The Associated Press)

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Patrick Kennedy, undersecretary of state for management, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing investigating the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that resulted in the death of U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Patrick Kennedy, undersecretary of state for management, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing investigating the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that resulted in the death of U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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**FILE** Patrick Kennedy, undersecretary of state for management. (Associated Press)

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This March 2011 photograph released by Patrick Kennedy, show Kennedy, right, with fiance Amy Petitgout. Kennedy, former U.S. Rep. from Rhode Island and son of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, is engaged to be married to Petitgout, a sixth-grade public school teacher from New Jersey. No date for the wedding has been set. (AP Photo/Patrick Kennedy) NO SALES

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FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2010 file photo, Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., talks during a discussion on workforce development held at Local 51 facility in East Providence, R.I. (AP Photo/Stew Milne, file)

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**FILE** Patrick Kennedy, undersecretary of state for management (Associated Press)