Head of State

Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., walks to the Senate chamber in the U.S. Capitol on Dec. 4, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Kennedy Not Running For Massachusetts Seat

Edward Kennedy Jr., a son of the late U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, announced Monday he has decided not to run for the Massachusetts Senate seat that will become vacant if U.S. Sen. John Kerry is confirmed as Secretary of State.