Barney Frank To Run For Re-Election In 2012
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Barney Frank says he will seek another term in 2012.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Lana Jones talks to Frank
The 70-year-old Massachusetts Democrat said Thursday he is announcing his plans now so he can defend the financial reform he co-authored last year from Republican efforts to weaken it.
There had been speculation Frank might retire as Massachusetts is set to lose a House seat in redistricting.
The longterm congressman was chairman of the House Financial Services Committee before Democrats lost the House majority in last fall’s midterm elections.
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