Rep. Kennedy welcomes second child
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Rep. Joseph Kennedy (D-Mass.) on Wednesday welcomed his second child, the congressman shared on Twitter.

James Matthew Kennedy was born Wednesday morning, the congressman said.

“First gift he received was (appropriately) a Patriots jersey from Grandpa Joe,” Kennedy tweeted.

Kennedy and his wife, Lauren, had a baby girl in December 2015.

Kennedy is the son of former Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy and the grandson of Sen. Bobby Kennedy.

His fellow Massachusettes Rep. Seth MoultonSeth Wilbur MoultonThe Hill's Morning Report — Battle lines drawn: Kavanaugh’s confirmation fight gets under way Dem generation gap widens The Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by Better Medicare Alliance — Expensive and brutal: Inside the Supreme Court fight ahead MORE (D) congratulated Kennedy's family on Twitter.

"Congrats to my friend Joe and his wife Lauren from me & Liz! Also to Ellie, who has the very important task of being an older sister. Glad to see your family doing well, and excited to welcome another Patriots fan to the mix!" he wrote.