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Kennedy’s family network gives to his campaign

He also reports business, labor, PAC donations

The $1.3 million raised in the first three months of this year by congressional candidate Joseph P. Kennedy III includes donations from a wide circle of Kennedy family members, friends, and political connections, as well as contributions from labor and business PACs, according to documents filed with the Federal Election Commission.

Kennedy reported donations from a number of family members, including his father, Joseph Kennedy II, former US representative; Patrick Kennedy, a former Rhode Island congressman, and Ted Kennedy Jr., sons of the late US Senator Edward M. Kennedy; Victoria Reggie Kennedy, the senator’s widow; Jean Kennedy Smith, former US ambassador; and Maria Shriver.

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