Barney Frank speaks out about his experiences as a Jewish gay politician in his new memoir. Like when Tip O’Neill told him he could’ve been House Speaker if he stayed in the closet.
Yesterday, Barney Frank said goodbye to the House of Representatives. Today, he hopes to take his turn in the Senate — at least temporarily.
Congressman Barney Frank’s joke about a hoodie and a black recipient of an honorary degree fell flat at a college graduation.
Barney Frank famously said he was used to being in the minority. That didn’t stop him from building coalitions to address the financial crisis, J.J. Goldberg writes.
Barney Frank is planning not to run for reelection. The nation’s first openly gay congressman is known for his sharp wit and encyclopedic knowledge of financial regulations.
The fate of convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard could be turning into a partisan issue.