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Barney Frank

Stuart E. Weisberg

Barney Frank

the story of America"s only left-handed, gay, Jewish congressman

by Stuart E. Weisberg

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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in Amherst .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frank, Barney, -- 1940-,
  • United States. -- Congress. -- House -- Biography,
  • Legislators -- United States -- Biography,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementStuart E. Weisberg.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE840.8.F695 W45 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24060347M
    ISBN 109781558497214
    LC Control Number2009022362
    OCLC/WorldCa286423369

    Barney Frank retired in January after 32 years as a Member of the House of Representatives. From he was the Chairman of . Of the four hundred and thirty-five members of the House of Representatives, Barney Frank is the only one whose public remarks have been collected in a book of .

      With Rep. Barney Frank’s retirement two years ago, Congress lost not just a term member of the House but also one of the most idiosyncratic, influential and entertaining people to serve there.   Barney Frank was a Massachusetts State Representative (). He has taught at several Boston area universities. He is a graduate of both Harvard College () and Harvard Law School (). He pursued a Ph.D. at Harvard. He left in to become chief assistant to Mayor Kevin White of Boston.

    In a survey conducted by Washingtonian magazine, Barney Frank was rated the smartest, funniest, and most eloquent member of Congress. A mainstay in the House of Representatives since , he has come to be known for his talent as a legislator, his zeal for verbal combat, his imposing intellect, and a quick wit that both disarms and entertains other lawmakers. Barney Frank and the Male Prostitute – The era of sour feelings on Capitol Hill continued after House Speaker James. C. Wright's resignation and .


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