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Ted Kennedy Jr. announces run for Connecticut state senate seat

Gina Macdonald-Page (L) holds up a sign for Ted Kennedy Jr. (C), son of the late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, after he declared his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, in Branford, Connecticut April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin

Gina Macdonald-Page (L) holds up a sign for Ted Kennedy Jr. (C), son of the late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, after he declared his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, in Branford, Connecticut April 8, 2014....more

Gina Macdonald-Page (L) holds up a sign for Ted Kennedy Jr. (C), son of the late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, after he declared his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, in Branford, Connecticut April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin
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Ted Kennedy Jr. (2nd R), the son of the late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, speaks while declaring his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, in Branford, Connecticut April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin

Ted Kennedy Jr. (2nd R), the son of the late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, speaks while declaring his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, in Branford, Connecticut April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin

Ted Kennedy Jr. (2nd R), the son of the late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, speaks while declaring his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, in Branford, Connecticut April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin
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Katherine Anne Gershman applauds as her husband Ted Kennedy Jr. (R), the son of late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, declares his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, in Branford, Connecticut April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin

Katherine Anne Gershman applauds as her husband Ted Kennedy Jr. (R), the son of late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, declares his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, in Branford, Connecticut April 8, 2014....more

Katherine Anne Gershman applauds as her husband Ted Kennedy Jr. (R), the son of late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, declares his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, in Branford, Connecticut April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin
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Ted Kennedy Jr. (R), the son of late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, is applauded by his son Edward, daughter Kiley and wife Katherine Anne Gershman (L-2nd R), as he declares his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, in Branford, Connecticut April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin

Ted Kennedy Jr. (R), the son of late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, is applauded by his son Edward, daughter Kiley and wife Katherine Anne Gershman (L-2nd R), as he declares his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, in...more

Ted Kennedy Jr. (R), the son of late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, is applauded by his son Edward, daughter Kiley and wife Katherine Anne Gershman (L-2nd R), as he declares his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, in Branford, Connecticut April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin
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Ted Kennedy Jr. (2nd R), the son of the late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, gestures as he declares his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, as his son Edward (L) and daughter Kiley applaud, in Branford, Connecticut April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin

Ted Kennedy Jr. (2nd R), the son of the late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, gestures as he declares his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, as his son Edward (L) and daughter Kiley applaud, in Branford, Connecticut...more

Ted Kennedy Jr. (2nd R), the son of the late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, gestures as he declares his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, as his son Edward (L) and daughter Kiley applaud, in Branford, Connecticut April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin
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Ted Kennedy Jr. (R), the son of late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, stands next to his wife Katherine Anne Gershman at an event where he declared his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, in Branford, Connecticut April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin

Ted Kennedy Jr. (R), the son of late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, stands next to his wife Katherine Anne Gershman at an event where he declared his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, in Branford, Connecticut April...more

Ted Kennedy Jr. (R), the son of late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, stands next to his wife Katherine Anne Gershman at an event where he declared his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, in Branford, Connecticut April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin
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Ted Kennedy Jr. (C), son of the late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, speaks to supporters and the media after declaring his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, in Branford, Connecticut April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin

Ted Kennedy Jr. (C), son of the late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, speaks to supporters and the media after declaring his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, in Branford, Connecticut April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle...more

Ted Kennedy Jr. (C), son of the late Democratic Massachusetts Senator Edward M. Kennedy, speaks to supporters and the media after declaring his candidacy for a seat in the Connecticut Senate, in Branford, Connecticut April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin
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