He has retained a Hollywood super-agent to ensure he is a paid fixture on the politics scene.
Barney Frank Retirement: Liberal Icon Eyes High-Profile Exit
WASHINGTON -- Even in retirement, Barney Frank promises to antagonize the right wing. The 72-year-old Massachusetts representative ends a storied congressional career in less than three weeks.
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Liberal icon Barney Frank, congressman from Mass., eyes high-profile and well-paid retirement
Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., the nation's most prominent gay politician, speaks about his impending retirement during an interview with The Associated Press on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Barney Frank May (or May Not) Delay His Retirement
Frank wouldn't confirm or deny whether he would accept a short-term appointment to replace Sen. John Kerry, should Kerry be appointed Secretary of State, and before other candidates line up for a special election next spring.