In Barney Frank's 30 years in Congress, he has advocated for spending on housing for the very poor. But the number of poor needing help obtaining affordable housing has only gone up. He says it would have been worse without him.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development | The Washington Post - Oct. 12, 2010
Frank starts a mission anew Article | Rep. Barney Frank, the disheveled, fast-talking Democrat from Massachusetts, had long been known more for his acerbic tongue than for the cause that has captivated him since he was a young aide in the Boston mayor's office.