Rep. Joe Kennedy To Launch Primary Challenge Against Sen. Edward Markey

Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) takes the stage at an event in Lawrence, Massachusetts. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)
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September 18, 2019 6:01 p.m.

Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) is reportedly set to announce a Senate bid to challenge Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA).

The Boston Globe reported on Wednesday that Kennedy will announce his campaign on Saturday. He’ll then kick off a tour of Massachussetts to lay out his policy proposals.

An unnamed source told the Globe that Kennedy told Markey about his plans on Wednesday.

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