Barney Frank wins in Mass.
11/02/2010 - 21:54
James Besser

For weeks we've been hearing about how Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), one of a small handful of openly gay House members and a liberal bastion, could lose to Republican Sean Bielat in a race some critics said was tinged with gay bating.

Well, so much for predictions; the AP has been called for Frank, and projections have him winning some 61 percent of the vote to 36 percent for Bielat.

Frank was a big Tea Party target, and apparently that didn't make much of a difference in a night that's shaping up as a mixed bag for the insurgent movement, but with some high profile losses.

Oh yes, Frank is one of the senior members of the Jewish delegation in the House.

Comments

This is kind of ridiculous that this guy keeps getting re-elected in spite of a wholly sub-par performance. I mean, the notion that everyone should be a homeowner is absurd and he is at least partly responsible for the fannie mae freddie mac debacle.

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