Joe Kennedy III to Deliver State of the Union Response Speech


Democrats looking to rebuild President Obama’s election-winning hope-and-change coalition of women and minorities have chosen a white guy named Kennedy to deliver their chief response to President Trump’s State of the Union.

Rep. Joe Kennedy III, a three-term congressman and 37-year-old grandson of Robert F. Kennedy, has been tasked with outlining Democrats vision for the future in the televised address that will follow Mr. Trump’s speech Tuesday.

Whether he’ll be able to escape the State of the Union response curse remains to be seen.

“I think it is as good a choice as any,” said Jim Manley, a Democratic strategist who …

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