Historic Engagement of the Day

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Historic Engagement of the Day
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Historic Engagement of the Day: Rep. Barney Frank, who in 1987 became the first openly gay member of Congress, is set to become the first openly gay member of Congress to be legally married while still in office.

According to Frank's spokesman Harry Gural, the Massachusetts rep. and longtime partner Jim Ready are preparing to

Historic Legislation of the Day

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Historic Legislation of the Day
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Historic Legislation of the Day: Reps. Barney Frank (D-MA) and Ron Paul (R-TX) introduced a bill today that would amend the government's Controlled Substances Act to remove all federal penalties for the production, distribution, and possession of marijuana, effectively striking down its classification as a scheduled drug.

The bill aims to allow individual states to set their own marijuana l