The story goes on below  Kennedy said he has not made a decision and will spend the next "few weeks" discussing a potential campaign with supporters. the post does not mention Brands or the primary. Markie is in the Senate after winning a special election in 2013 and winning his first full term a year later. He was already facing competition from the other two Democrats in the primary September 2020.
There was increasing talk of a potential Kennedy Senate bidding for weeks and his supporters began efforts to attract him to the race. Monday's Facebook post was the first time Kennedy had addressed the potential campaign alone.
"I hear people say I have to wait my turn, but with due respect – I'm not sure this is a waiting time," Kennedy said. "Our system has long been letting many people in, and we can't fix it unless we challenge it. I have a few ideas for how to do this. "
Markie is already preparing for a racing major, which already includes a few contestants, but announcing a Kennedy campaign will greatly increase the pressure on the incumbent. Markie and Kennedy had just over $ 4 million in cash after the campaign deadline in July. Marki won his first full term easily in 2014, but did not face any democratic challenges after taking his place in the 2013 special election, which included a hard-fought Democratic primary.
"I don't think the Democratic Kennedy said, "Our promise is a chance for everyone to win it – if we think we have something to offer and are ready to present ourselves and our ideas there."
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