Another Kennedy may be entering US national politics, following the retirement of long-serving Representative Barney Frank.
Joseph P Kennedy III, the grandson of Robert F Kennedy, is considering a run for Mr Frank’s Massachusetts seat.
Mr Kennedy, 31, has resigned from his position as a prosecutor to mull a bid.
The last member of the Kennedy dynasty to hold office was Representative Patrick Kennedy, who resigned and finished his term in 2011.
That heralded the first period in 64 years without a Kennedy serving in elected office in Washington DC.
The young Kennedy’s own father, Joseph P Kennedy II, served in Congress for 12 years.
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