Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank will not seek re-election in 2012.
Gov. John Lynch, a four-term Democrat, will not seek re-election in 2012. He is the state’s longest serving governor in nearly 200 years.
Rep. Barney Frank says he will seek another term in 2012, ending any speculation about retirement.
Leaders of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO have decided to throw the labor union’s support behind Gov. Deval Patrick’s re-election bid.