Friday, January 4, 2013
The Notable and Quotable Barney FrankBy Elahe Izadi 
Now-retired Rep. Barney Frank said he’d be interested in filling Sen. John Kerry’s seat until a special election in later this year. And if it actually happens — political junkies could be in for a treat.
Here’s a compilation of the most provocative Frank quotes.
(Photo: Jose Luis Magana/AP)


The Notable and Quotable Barney Frank

By Elahe Izadi

Now-retired Rep. Barney Frank said he’d be interested in filling Sen. John Kerry’s seat until a special election in later this year. And if it actually happens — political junkies could be in for a treat.

Here’s a compilation of the most provocative Frank quotes.

(Photo: Jose Luis Magana/AP)

Friday, June 24, 2011
BIPARTISANSHIP! No more games, just online poker: Outside the Capitol, Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas , speaks on a bill he has proposed to insure that online gambling stays legal. The bill is backed by Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., who says it will be good for the economy. When Barton was asked why the bill was only protecting poker players he answered, “what can I say, I’m from Texas. I like to play Texas Hold ‘Em.” (Julia Edwards/National Journal)

BIPARTISANSHIP! No more games, just online poker: Outside the Capitol, Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas , speaks on a bill he has proposed to insure that online gambling stays legal. The bill is backed by Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., who says it will be good for the economy. When Barton was asked why the bill was only protecting poker players he answered, “what can I say, I’m from Texas. I like to play Texas Hold ‘Em.” (Julia Edwards/National Journal)

Tuesday, June 14, 2011
PHOTO OF THE DAY: Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., talks to reporters about his own disclosure of inappropriate behavior years ago after being asked about Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., outside a closed Democratic caucus meeting in the Capitol Visitors Center on Tuesday. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., talks to reporters about his own disclosure of inappropriate behavior years ago after being asked about Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., outside a closed Democratic caucus meeting in the Capitol Visitors Center on Tuesday. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)