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Political Intelligence

Joseph P. Kennedy III seeks to forge own destiny

The 113th Congress convenes on Thursday, and the most prominent change for the Massachusetts delegation is that Democrat Elizabeth Warren will replace Republican Scott Brown in the US Senate.

But the other change is no small one, either, as Joseph P. Kennedy III assumes the Fourth Congressional District seat being vacated by Representative Barney Frank.

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