As his time in Congress winds down, the former chairman and current ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee has wed his partner, James Ready.
Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) and his spouse, James Ready, at their wedding reception in Newton, Mass., on Saturday, July 7. Frank became the first sitting member of Congress in a same-sex marriage. About 300 friends and relatives were at the Boston Marriott hotel in Newton, which is in Frank's district. Frank, 72, has represented the area since 1981 but is not seeking reelection. Ready, 42, is the owner of a carpentry/welding/custom awnings shop and an avid outdoorsman. handout/Reuters