Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of former President John F. Kennedy, could possibly be the next Kennedy to run for office.
Kennedy stepped down as the U.S. ambassador to Japan after leaving the country a farewell message days earlier calling the job the “greatest privilege” of her life.
Kennedy, 59, was appointed to the position by President Barack Obama in 2013. She left the position the day Donald Trump was inaugurated.
Now, according to The New York Post, Kennedy is eyeing a New York senate or congressional run.
“Caroline had a successful ambassadorial run in Japan and feels really very confident about putting her hat in the ring for a New York congressional or Senate seat, with even possibly bigger political objectives down the road,” said a source familiar with Kennedy’s plans.
And another close source revealed, “Caroline is seen in some quarters as the next Hillary Clinton. She has the Kennedy name but no Clinton baggage.”
The sources maintain that Kennedy’s “dream” is to become a US senator from New York, following in the footsteps of her late uncle, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy.
Caroline Kennedy would make perfect sense for a strong, Democratic candidate. She has devoted her life to public service, and yet has maintained a deeply private and scandal-free life.
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