Barney Frank Marriage

January 26, 2012 - 2:15 PM
FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011 file photo, Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass. gestures during his news conference on his retirement on Capitol Hill in Washington. A spokesman for Frank confirmed Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, that Frank a gay pioneer in Congress, plans to marry Jim Ready, his longtime partner from Maine. Frank is retiring from Congress at the end of the 2012 term. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)