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Rep. Barney Frank to retire, closing long career

Democratic Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts is expected to announce Monday that he is retiring from Congress, closing out a career of more than three decades capped by passage last year of legislation imposing new regulations on Wall Street. (Nov. 28)

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Rep. Barney Frank retiring, goes after Newt Gingrich

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After 16 terms in office, Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) plans to retire, according to an statement from his office. Frank will announce his retirement at the Newton City Hall this afternoon.

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A quarter-century after Frank became the first congressman to come out of the closet voluntarily, he took another deliberate step to mark his final months in office.

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Barney Frank (D-Mass.)

Barney Frank sent to the congressional penalty box

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After accusing Republicans of stealing an idea, he’s ordered not to speak on the floor for the rest of the day.