Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Kennedys want ex-DNC chairman in Senate

Confidant: Kennedys want ex-DNC chairman in Senate; AP

The sons of the late Edward M. Kennedy have urged the governor to pick Paul G. Kirk Jr., the former chairman of the Democratic National Committee, to temporarily replace their father in the U.S. Senate.

A family confidant said Wednesday both Edward Kennedy Jr. and Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., had endorsed Kirk in separate phone calls. ...

Comment: So much for democracy...but didn't the 17th Amendment remove the influence of the fat cat rich?

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