For decades, there has been a member of the Kennedy family in Congress, sometimes more than one serving at the same time.
But now that legacy is coming to a close.
Rhode Island Congressman Patrick Kennedy says he will not run for re-election. He made the announcement in a pre-taped message set to air on television Sunday night.
This is pretty good news for the GOP and will probably bolster the candidacy of State House Minority Leader John Loughlin. Your thoughts.