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US Rep Frank, author of Wall St reform, to retire
November 28, 2011 / 3:11 PM / 6 years ago

US Rep Frank, author of Wall St reform, to retire

WASHINGTON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Representative Barney Frank, who helped to craft the landmark overhaul of financial regulations that bears his name, will not seek re-election in 2012, Democratic aides said on Monday.

Frank, who has represented his Massachusetts district since 1981, will hold a 1 p.m. EST/1800 GMT news conference to discuss the decision, aides said.

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