Tags: BNK | BNSTAFF | BNTEAMS | BUSINESS | CECO | CEN | CNG

Frank Wins Re-Election to House, Beating Tea Party Foe, AP Says

Tuesday, 02 Nov 2010 09:51 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

Nov. 2 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank of Massachusetts won a 16th term, the Associated Press said, fending off a challenge from a Tea Party-backed challenger.

Frank, 70, had faced one of his toughest re-election fights against businessman Sean Bielat, 35, who seized on the Massachusetts Democrat’s role in the 2008 Wall Street bailout and this year’s overhaul of financial-industry regulations.

Frank had 61 percent of the vote to Bielat’s 36 percent with 64 percent of precincts reporting.

--Editors: Laurie Asseo, Jim Rubin.

To contact the reporter on this story: Brian Faler in Washington at bfaler@bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Mark Silva at msilva34@bloomberg.net.

© Copyright 2014 Bloomberg News. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Teachers Union to Spend Record Amount to Help Democrats

Monday, 29 Sep 2014 23:12 PM

The American Federation of Teachers is on track to spend $20 million on midterm elections this year – more than ever bef . . .

Conservative 'Election Protection Squad' Forms in Colorado

Monday, 29 Sep 2014 19:31 PM

Conservatives in Colorado are organizing an all-volunteer "Election Protection Squad" to videotape voters as they drop o . . .

Report: Ted Cruz Focuses on Foreign Policy, May Seek Presidency

Monday, 29 Sep 2014 19:13 PM

Sen. Ted Cruz may be getting ready to announce a presidential run at the end of the year, and is concentrating on foreig . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved