Rep. Barney Frank (D) of Massachusetts speaks at a news conference announcing that he would not seek a 17th term in Congress next year, in Newton, Mass. on November 28. Adam Hunger/Reuters
In this Dec. 22, 2010 file photo, Rep. Barney Frank applauds at the Interior Department in Washington. Evan Vucci/AP/File
In this Dec. 16, 2010 file photo, Rep. Barney Frank reads a newspaper on Capitol Hill in Washington. Harry Hamburg/AP/File
From left, Taunton Mayor Charles Crowley, former President Bill Clinton, and Rep. Barney Frank acknowledge the crowd during a campaign rally on Sept. 26, 2010, in Taunton, Mass. Stew Milne/AP
In this June 17, 2009 file photo, President Obama is congratulated by Franklin E. Kameny (r.) after delivering brief remarks and signing a Presidential Memorandum regarding federal benefits and non-discrimination during a ceremony in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Applauding from left are, Vice President Joe Biden, Rep. Barney Frank, and Sen. Joseph Lieberman, (I) of Connecticut. Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP/File
Rep. Barney Frank was the guest at the Christian Science Monitor breakfast for reporters on April 24, 2008 in Washington, D.C. Andy Nelson/ The Christian Science Monitor
In this image from video, Rep. Barney Frank speaks during debate on the Terri Schiavo case on March 20, 2005, in the House Chambers in Washington. US House of Representatives Television/AP/File
In this September 1989 file photo, Rep. Barney Frank (c.) speaks with reporters at a Washington, D.C. hotel. Charles Tasnadi/AP/File
Hardline Islamist insurgents, including the Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front, now control a second Syrian province after Raqqa, the stronghold of the Islamic State group. But ISIS isn't allied with the Islamists who tookover Idlib.
ByMariam Karouny, Reuters
Islamist groups including Al Qaeda's Nusra Front - but not ISIS - have seized the city of Idlib for the first time in Syria's civil war, fighters and a monitoring group said on Saturday.