Barney Frank Calls It Quits

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In 1987, Democrat Barney Frank of Massachusetts became the first member of Congress to publicly come out as gay. Since then, he's become a powerhouse, chairing the House Financial Services Committee when his party was in control. Today, after 30 years in Congress, Frank announced that he won't seek re-election next year, citing recent redistricting. Susan Milligan writes about politics and foreign affairs for US News and World Report.

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Guest:
Susan Milligan - US News and World Report - @MilliganSusan

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Sonya Geis, Katie Cooper