Make Room for Daddy

The fund-raising reception for the young Rhode Island legislator took place at his father's posh Virginia home. Speaker after speaker praised the candidate's support of important issues and predicted great success in his quest for higher office. He "will be a major force in progressive national politics for at least the next 20 years," said an emotional supporter. "So will I," boomed the father, to laughter. The candidate: PATRICK KENNEDY. The father: TED KENNEDY.

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