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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2010 file photo, Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., right, thanks his partner Jim Ready at a party in Newton, Mass., after Frank won re-election in the 4th Congressional District. A spokesman for Frank confirmed Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, that Frank a gay pioneer in Congress, plans to marry Ready, his longtime partner from Maine. Frank is retiring from Congress at the end of the 2012 term. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds, File)

Congressman Barney Frank weds in same-sex marriage

Democratic Representative Barney Frank wed his longtime partner, James Ready, on Saturday, July 7, becoming the first sitting congressman to enter into a same-sex marriage.