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Political Intelligence

Kennedy strives to balance family’s history, his future

For a guy who comes from a big political clan, Joseph P. Kennedy III had no visible support from his family members when he kicked off his congressional campaign on Thursday.

He strode solo into the Newton Centre MBTA station, tried to identify the commuters amid the campaign volunteers and reporters, and then, after shaking hands for a half-hour, plunged into his first media scrum.

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