A recent reception was held at the Newseum to celebrate the coming Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate.
Victoria Reggie Kennedy, the co-founder and president of the board of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, hosted a reception June 19, 2014, at the Newseum to celebrate the announcement of the institute's March 2015 opening. Kate Patterson/For The Washington Post
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