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Politics

Kennedy named to two House committees

WASHINGTON - Newly sworn-in Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III has snagged a seat on two House committees that fit his interests: Science and Technology, and Foreign Affairs.

As a freshman member of the minority party, the 32-year-old Massachusetts Democrat wasn’t able to get assigned to the House Education Committee, where he had hoped to work on legislation related to early childhood education, college affordability, and accessibility, and work force training.

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