Kennedy's political career was finally on track. He decided that his next move would entail running for the Senate, and he anticipated that once in office he would receive the boost he needed to run for president. Once he did win, he was certainly correct about receiving national attention. However, as he would learn, the press reported the good and the bad. Marrying Jacqueline Bouvier garnered the right kind of press, but it was the negative stories about his nonvote on the condemnation of Joe McCarthy that he wished would disappear.