Shack enters crowded Democratic field for Kennedy seat

Former prosecutor and comptroller declares candidacy


The race for the Democratic nomination for Massachusetts’ Fourth Congressional District is getting a bit more crowded.

Thomas G. Shack III, a former prosecutor and state comptroller, announced Tuesday that he is entering the contest, which could include 10 or more candidates vying to succeed outgoing US Representative Joe Kennedy.

Shack, a decades-long Brookline resident whose father served as an adviser to the late John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy, filed paperwork, e-mailed supporters, and launched... Click Here to Read More.