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the DNC dials up Barney, frankly burning Bernie; Ex-rep who bashed Sanders in 2016 lands key Dem role

Jan 29, 2020 - Boston Herald

One of Hillary Clinton's top attack dogs -- former U.S. Rep. Barney Frank -- has surfaced as a new flashpoint in the battle between Bernie Sanders and establishment Democrats, winning a powerful DNC post at this summer's nominating convention.

Frank has long been a thorn in Sanders' side but was just named co-chairman of the DNC Rules Committee, a position that could give Frank considerable say over the Milwaukee convention.

The appointment has escalated tensions between the DNC and...