11-28-2011, 01:02 PM #1
Rep. Barney Frank To Retire
Rep. Barney Frank to retire, closing long career
By DAVID ESPO, AP
53 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — Democratic Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts does not intend to seek re-election in 2012, his office said Monday, closing out a career of more than three decades in Congress capped by last year's passage of legislation imposing new regulations on Wall Street.
Frank, 71 and a lifelong liberal, won a House seat in 1980 was one of the first lawmakers to announce that he is gay.
He scheduled an early afternoon news conference in Newton, Mass., to make a formal announcement of his retirement plans...
Video report from CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2011/11/28/politi...ank/index.html
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11-28-2011, 01:21 PM #2
Barney Frank spoke the truth to power.
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