The 37-year-old Kennedy, grandson of Senator and former Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and great-nephew of President John F. Kennedy, is serving his third term in the House.
Kennedy, III speaks during the201 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Del. Elizabeth Guzman, one of the first Latinas elected to the Virginia House of Delegates, will give the Democrats' Spanish-language response to President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech on Tuesday.
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"Congressman Kennedy is a relentless fighter for working Americans", House Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiHouse Dems furious with Senate leaders Dems want answers on White House security clearance process Schumer withdraws offer to boost funds for Trump's border wall: report MORE (D-Calif.) said in a statement.
Kennedy took office in 2013 and represents the 4th congressional district in MA when he replaced Barney Frank.
Kennedy's profile has been rising since Trump's election, particularly in his defense of immigrant and LGBTQ rights, as well as the Affordable Care Act. During a marathon committee markup on the GOP's Obamacare repeal and replace bill, Kennedy ripped House Speaker Paul Ryan personally.
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But after the woman became involved in a serious relationship with someone outside the office previous year , Mr. Jim Lee says the race for Meehan's seat could be one of the most expensive races for this election season.
The speech will make him the public face of his party and the main voice countering the president's politics.
Kennedy will be the first MA politician to deliver the response since 1985, when then-House Speaker Thomas (Tip) O'Neill joined Bill Clinton (who was Arkansas governor at the time) and then-Florida Gov. And Ronald Reagan took advantage of television to show off special guests sitting in the crowd, a custom still in practice.
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