Joseph Kennedy lll's Statement

     Massachusetts 4th District Congressman Joseph Kennedy lll raised an estimated $5 million for Democratic contenders in house and senate races in various states. Kennedy's campaign office says that during the new completed election cycle, he traveled to 17 states and was the Vice Chair for the Northeast Region of the D.C.C.C.


     In a statement released from his office Wednesday, Kennedy says "with control of the house, Democrats will fight for a health care system that cares for all, an economy that works for all and a society that promises dignity to all."


     Kennedy worked on behalf of 18 Democratic contenders - 11 of which have secured congressional seats, with 5 others set to be decided on when all the ballots have been certified.