His father was assassinated while running for president. His uncle was killed while serving as president.
Yet, the Biden administration has refused to offer Secret Service protection to Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who just happens to be challenging the incumbent president for the Democratic Party presidential nomination.
Before the 2018 midterm elections, Trump’s political advisors were thinking about the president’s re-election bid and noticed a curious commonality among incumbent presidents who didn’t get re-elected: they all faced challengers from within their own party.
Five U.S. presidents since 1900 have lost their bids for a second term. William Taft lost to Woodrow Wilson, Herbert Hoover lost to Franklin Roosevelt, Gerald Ford lost to Jimmy Carter, Jimmy Carter lost to Ronald Reagan, and George H. W. Bush lost to Bill Clinton. While each election is determined by unique factors, all five of these failed incumbents dealt with internal party fights or serious primary challenges.
Singing the praises of Barack Obama. Drowning himself in affection for the late Democratic U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts. Pining away for the good old days of Bill Clinton and Al Gore. A sampling of some of Democratic U.S. senatorial candidate Phil Bredesen’s past speeches and media interviews indicate…
Due out in early 2018 is “Chappaquiddick,” a film chronicling the infamous 1969 car crash by the late Sen. Ted Kennedy — which left a young woman dead. The first trailer for the flick debuted Wednesday afternoon, and it shines a surprisingly negative, though honest, light on the Kennedy family.