Barney Frank Gives Hagel a Pass on Gay Comments

But Republican group is less forgiving

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 7, 2013 4:45 PM CST

(Newser) – With Afghanistan and defense spending at stake, Barney Frank is willing to overlook an anti-gay remark. "I was hoping the president wouldn’t nominate" Chuck Hagel for defense secretary, the gay-rights activist and former Democratic lawmaker tells the Boston Globe. But "as much...   Read full story »

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