by TRACY JAN (Boston Globe)
Before his suite of offices was dismantled last week, Frank posed for photographs with individual staff members and autographed the prints. The team has since been dispersed, some shunted to a makeshift work space in a basement cafeteria now dubbed “Cube City,” where retiring members, or those who lost, bide time until the new Congress is sworn in next month.
Frank is writing recommendations to help his staff secure new jobs. So eager are they to cement Frank’s place in history that they e-mailed a reporter a 192-page document of links to news clips — alphabetized by issue — spanning every medium from the Newton Tab to the New York Times.
“This is a man who worked really hard and never let a detail slip by him,” said Representative Chellie Pingree, a Maine Democrat and close friend whose house Frank is now living in. “There aren’t too many members who have the guts to say what’s on their minds whenever they want to say it, and who are factually accurate. But he deserves another stage in life.” [MORE]
Via Michael Charney