Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III picked up some notable endorsements from House colleagues in his major race in opposition to Senator Edward J. Markey, gaining the backing of a number of high-profile Democrats, together with the civil rights icon John Lewis.
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“In the years that I’ve identified Joe Kennedy I’ve seen him rise up and combat — repeatedly — for the struggling, the struggling, and the silenced,’’ stated the 79-year-old Lewis, a Georgia Democrat who was a pivotal participant within the civil rights motion.
“At a second of profound nationwide disaster, Joe gives our nation the type of highly effective ethical management it wants,’’ Lewis stated. “He is a clear voice for justice and dignity in our rising era of public servants. I’m proud to endorse his run for the US Senate.’’