From a November election victory to a start decades ago, here’s a look at members of a famous family who went into politics.
Joseph Kennedy III The son of former U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II and grandson of Robert F. Kennedy won a seat in the U.S. Congress in November. At left, the Massachusetts Democrat, 31, is congratulated by his mother, Sheila Rauch, after delivering his victory speech on Nov. 6 in Newton, Mass. Kennedy III beat Republican businessman Sean Bielat in the race to replace retiring congressman Barney Frank. Bizuayehu Tesfaye/AP Buy Photo