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US representative returns Kennedy presence to politics

WASHINGTON — He glances down the hallway to his left, takes three steps to the right and, with a smile, spins back left.

It’s another wrong turn for Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III, Democrat of Massachusetts, who was raised among political royalty but is just another lost freshman on Capitol Hill six weeks after taking office. His family served in Washington for most of the past six decades, but this Kennedy exits elevators on the wrong floor, struggles to locate bathrooms, and has yet to make many friends.

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