What's the Kennection? #202

"Badenov" is the last name of what cartoon Pottsylvania spy, the partner of Natasha?

What gloomy biblical prophet of doom is also credited with writing the Book of Lamentations?

Two U.S. states are named for what frontier territory organized in 1861, the northernmost part of the Louisiana Purchase?

The Merlin Award, whose past winners include Harry Blackstone and Criss Angel, is given to performers in what field?

What award-winning Greta Gerwig movie of 2017 had the working title 'Mothers and Daughters'?

What's the "Kennection"?