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 MoultonDem lawmaker: 'Trump's presidency is the real national emergency' The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the American Academy of HIV Medicine - All eyes on Trump after lawmakers reach spending deal Overnight Defense: Acting Pentagon chief visits Afghanistan | US, Taliban peace talks intensify | Trump tweets in Persian to send message to Iran | Defense world pays tribute to Walter Jones 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.