All in the Family: Political Kids Vie for Seats in 2010 Race
Washington is in need of another dynasty. George W. Bush is out of office. Hillary Clinton didn't win the election. And Rhode Island Rep. Patrick Kennedy recently announced he would not seek reelection, just months after his father, Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy, died. But there are still plenty of famous names trying to carry on the family tradition on the campaign trail this year. Some are starting small, aiming for local office in their foray into politics -- Jason Carter, grandson of Jimmy Carter, just won election to state Senate in Georgia Tuesday night. At least one is shooting for U.S. Senate and if successful would outshine his congressman dad. Here's a look at some of the candidates this year who could pick up where their parents -- or grandparents -- leave off in politics.