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As a member of the Democratic Party, he served as chairman of the House Financial Services Committee (2007–2011) and was a leading co-sponsor of the 2010 Dodd–Frank Act, a sweeping reform of the U. Born and raised in Bayonne, New Jersey, Frank graduated from Harvard College and Harvard Law School. House of Representatives in 1980 with 52 percent of the vote.
House of Representatives from Massachusetts from 1981 to 2013. Frank, a resident of Newton, Massachusetts, is considered the most prominent gay politician in the United States.
He worked as a political aide before winning election to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1972. He was re-elected every term thereafter by wide margins.
In 1987, he publicly came out as gay, after coming out to family, friends and close associates a few years prior, becoming the first member of Congress to do so voluntarily.
From 2003 until his retirement, Frank was the leading Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee, and he served as committee chairman when his party held a House majority from 2007 to 2011.
In July 2012, he married his long-time partner, James Ready, becoming the first member of Congress to marry someone of the same sex while in office.
Frank’s father ran a truck stop in Jersey City—a place Frank has described as "totally corrupt"—and when Frank was 6 or 7, served a year in prison for refusing to testify to a grand jury against Frank’s uncle.