Politician who has gained fame for his career as a member of the US House of Representatives as Massachusetts' fourth congressional district rep. He assumed office in 2013, and previously served as his great uncle Ted Kennedy's co-chair of his 2006 re-election campaign.
He graduated from Stanford University, and spent the first two years post-graduation serving the Peace Corps. He later earned his JD from Harvard Law School, where he worked for the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau.
He delivered the Democratic response to then-President Donald Trump's 2018 State of the Union address. He co-founded the Picture This: Justice and Power initiative with his wife in 2007.
He met his wife in a Harvard Law School class taught by Elizabeth Warren.