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Sat Dec 22, 2012, 08:17 AM

John Kerry's Nomination Means Barney Frank May Be Back In D.C. Sooner Than Anyone Thought

http://www.businessinsider.com/frank-may-take-kerry-senate-seat-2012-12



Today, Barack Obama nominated Massachusetts Democratic Senator John Kerry for Secretary of State, and if he's confirmed, that will leave a Massachusetts Senate seat open next year.

At the same time, there just happens to be a Massachusetts Democrat going into retirement next year former head of the Banking Committee, Barney Frank.

Governor Deval Patrick has got to nominate someone to fill the seat until a special election is held next year, and Frank may be the experienced pick.


Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/frank-may-take-kerry-senate-seat-2012-12#ixzz2Fmon0VeO

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xchrom Dec 2012 OP
Protalker Dec 2012 #1
mucifer Dec 2012 #2
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Response to xchrom (Original post)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 08:23 AM

1. Give them hell Barney

Wouldn't that start the New Year right!

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Sat Dec 22, 2012, 08:48 AM

2. Barney seemed pretty happy about retiring in the interview I heard a while back.

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Response to mucifer (Reply #2)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 09:40 AM

3. But he might take the appointment

 

as a placeholder until the special election. It would be a nice way to cap off his career.

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