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Barney Frank

Party
Democrat
Latest Office Held:
US House, MA
Latest Office Sought:
US House, MA
FRANK, Barney, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Bayonne, Hudson County, N.J., March 31, 1940; graduated from Bayonne High School, Bayonne, N.J., 1957; A.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1962; graduate work in political science and teaching fellow in government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1962-1972; J.D., Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1977; staff, Mayor Kevin White of Boston, Mass., 1968-1971; staff, United States Representative Michael F. Harrington of Massachusetts, 1971-1972; member of the Massachusetts state legislature, 1973-1980; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-seventh and to the fifteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 3, 2013); chair, Committee on Financial Services (One Hundred Tenth and One Hundred Eleventh Congresses); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in 2012.

Source: Bioguide

Campaign Finance

$10,083,441 Received
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covers roughly through Q4 2013
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Earmarks

$45,281,500 Allocated
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View all earmarks data for Barney Frank Sources: OpenSecrets.org