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UPI Almanac for Monday, July 7, 2014

UPI Almanac for Monday, July 7, 2014

UPI Almanac for Monday, July 7, 2014
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 7, 2013.
By United Press International
Frank wants temp job: Kerry's replacement

Frank wants temp job: Kerry's replacement

BOSTON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Retired U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., said Friday he wants to serve as interim replacement for Sen. John Kerry, who has been nominated Secretary of State.
Barney Frank weds longtime partner

Barney Frank weds longtime partner

NEWTON, Mass., July 7 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., married his longtime partner, Jim Ready, Saturday in Newton, Mass., in a ceremony officiated by Gov. Deval Patrick.

Mass. dentist joins congressional race

FALL RIVER, Mass., May 3 (UPI) -- A Fall River, Mass., dentist, who considers himself a "constitutional conservative," has said he plans to run for a seat left vacant by U.S. Rep. Barney Frank.

Frank gives Obama A- on gay issues

WASHINGTON, April 28 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., says he is disappointed President Obama did not come out against a North Carolina bill to ban civil unions.

House panel to give online poker a chance

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A U.S. House energy and commerce committee Wednesday scheduled a hearing next week that some see as a first step toward legalized Internet gambling.
'Don't ask, don't tell' policy is history

'Don't ask, don't tell' policy is history

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- The "don't ask, don't tell" ban on openly gay U.S. service members was lifted Tuesday, ending a policy under which 14,000 men and women were discharged.
Supporters seek release of convicted spy

Supporters seek release of convicted spy

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Supporters of Jonathan Pollard, convicted of spying for Israel, said U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., has asked permission to speak to Congress about his case.
Rep. Frank denies partner's job was payoff

Rep. Frank denies partner's job was payoff

BOSTON, May 26 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., Thursday denied he pressured mortgage giant Fannie Mae to hire his partner in the 1990s.
Patrick, Frank win re-election in Mass.

Patrick, Frank win re-election in Mass.

BOSTON, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Democratic Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick defeated Republican challenger Charles Baker to win re-election Tuesday.

Frank haunted by 2003 remarks on lenders

BROOKLINE, Mass., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Remarks about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac by U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., during a 2003 committee hearing have become a campaign issue in 2010.
Barney Frank heads to general election

Barney Frank heads to general election

BOSTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Barney Frank made it to the general election Tuesday, trouncing challenger Rachel Brown in the Democratic primary in Massachusetts, results showed.

Internet poker backers all in on Hill push

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. backers of Internet gambling say they are pushing ahead with efforts to legalize and regulate online poker and other games.
Wall St. bonuses issue to be aired in D.C.

Wall St. bonuses issue to be aired in D.C.

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., said Wednesday he is taking aim again at limiting bonuses for Wall Street executives.
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