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Published: Saturday, July 7, 2012, 11:46 p.m.

Congressman Barney Frank marries longtime partner

  • U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., (left) and Jim Ready pose at their wedding reception on Saturday.

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    U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., (left) and Jim Ready pose at their wedding reception on Saturday.

NEWTON, Mass. — U.S. Rep. Barney Frank has tied the knot with his longtime partner in a ceremony officiated by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick.
Frank spokesman Harry Gural says the 72-year-old congressman married 42-year-old Jim Ready in a Saturday evening wedding at the Boston Marriott hotel in Newton. Gural says more than 300 friends, family and colleagues attended.
Frank, a Democrat who is retiring after more than three decades in office, represents the 4th Congressional District in southeastern Massachusetts.
Ready, of Ogunquit, Maine, has a small business doing custom awnings, carpentry, painting, welding and other general handyman services. He's also a photographer.
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