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Mass. Gov.: Barney Frank Is One of the Best Congressmen the Country Has Ever Seen

On MSNBC’s The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell last night, Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick gave former congressman Barney Frank high praise despite passing him over to fill John Kerry’s empty Senate seat: “What’s not to like about Barney Frank? One of the best congressmen, I think, the country has ever seen and he’s served us so well here in Massachusetts. He was one of a number of folks on a long and deep list of talent.”


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