Congressman Barney Frank Marries Longtime Partner

By: AP
By: AP

NEWTON, Mass. (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Barney Frank has tied the knot with his longtime partner in a ceremony officiated by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick.

Frank spokesman Harry Gural says the 72-year-old congressman married 42-year-old Jim Ready in a Saturday evening wedding at the Boston Marriott hotel in Newton. Gural says more than 300 friends, family and colleagues attended.

Frank, a Democrat who is retiring after more than three decades in office, represents the 4th Congressional District in southeastern Massachusetts.

Ready, of Ogunquit, Maine, has a small business doing custom awnings, carpentry, painting, welding and other general handyman services. He's also a photographer.


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  • by Tom Location: Georgia on Jul 8, 2012 at 12:57 PM
    Well I hope the bride knows that taking care of a old man is hard work. And he's so much older than him, the older he gets the more jeslous he'll get. Every time you leave the house he'll think you're going to meet some man some where.
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