Rep. Barney Frank
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Barney Frank (born March 31, 1940) is the United States House Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district since 1981. He is a member of the Democratic Party. In 1982, he won his first full term, and he has been re-elected ever since by wide margins; he is the longest serving House member of the Massachusetts congressional delegation. In 1987, he became the second openly gay member of the House of Representatives, the first being Gerry Studds. And he has become one of the most prominent LGBT politicians in the United States.