Obviously, his family name will help secure his legacy. But he's also going to have major legislation with his name on it over the last forty years.
"David Raymond Carney" is an Australian association football midfielder who last played for A-League side Newcastle Jets FC until the end of the 2013-14 season. Born in Sydney, he began his playing career with the New South Wales Institute of Sport before moving to England to join Everton F.C./Everton. Having failed to break into the Everton first team he then moved to Oldham Athletic A.F.C./Oldham Athletic, F.C. Halifax Town/Halifax Town and Hamilton Academical F.C./Hamilton Academical in Scotland before returning to his native Australia. After a successful spell with Sydney FC, Carney then returned to England, signing with Sheffield United F.C./Sheffield United before spending time with Norwich City F.C./Norwich City on loan and eventually moving to the Netherlands to play for FC Twente/Twente. He subsequently had spells with Blackpool F.C./Blackpool, AD Alcorcón, FC Bunyodkor/Bunyodkor and New York as well as making 48 sppearances for the Australia national association football team/Australia national side for whom he scored six goals.More David Carney on Wikipedia.
He understands that in order to get stuff done, you have to reach across the aisle. A stand-alone Kennedy bill isn't going anywhere.