Patrick Kennedy not happy Scott Brown is invoking his dad

The New York Times reports on Rhode Island’s former congressman entering the fray in Massachusetts: Patrick J. Kennedy lashed out at Senator Scott P. Brown of Massachusetts on Sunday, asking him to stop invoking the name of Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Mr. Kennedy’s father, in a radio advertisement about insurance coverage for contraceptives. … In a letter that the Brown campaign released on Sunday, Patrick Kennedy, a Democrat like his father, wrote: “Providing health care to every American was the work of my father’s life. The Blunt Amendment you are supporting is an attack on that cause.” … He added, “You…

The Saturday Morning Post: Quick hits on politics & more in RI

Welcome to the latest edition of my new weekly column. As always, send your takes, tips and trial balloons to tnesi (at) wpri (dot) com and …