US Rep. Barney Frank to Marry Longtime Partner - NECN

US Rep. Barney Frank to Marry Longtime Partner

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    US Rep. Barney Frank to Marry Longtime Partner

    (NECN) - Congressman Barney Frank's office has confirmed that the retiring 71-year-old Representative is marrying his longtime partner, Jim Ready, in a Massachusetts ceremony. A date has not been set.

    In November 2011, Frank announced he would retire from Congress at the conclusion of his current term in 2013.

    Frank has served as a U.S. Representative for Massachusetts since 1981 and is considered the most prominent gay politician in the U.S.