Before there was Jesse Lederman, Marcus Williams and Michael Fenton. Before there was Eric Lesser and Paul Caron. Even before there was Richie Neal. There was Dave Vigneault, a forerunner to Springfield’s undercurrent of electorally ambitious twentysomethings. First elected at the dawn of the Kennedy
Like many responses to a State of the Union, Newton Congressman Joseph Kennedy, III’s reply to Donald Trump Tuesday was not without its quirks. However, for those who could get past the mythical disastrousness of responses, there was a lot going on in Kennedy’s speech.
UPDATED 3/2/16 4:17PM: For clarity. SPRINGFIELD—Presidential candidates have lavished an unusual amount of attention on the commonwealth’s third largest city this cycle. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, seeking the Democratic nomination, drew a large crowd at the MassMutual. Ohio Governor John Kasich, a Republican, held an