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Members of Congress Who Married This Year -- PICTURES

August 9, 2012

This year so far, at least three members of Congress have tied the knot with their significant others, and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, is reportedly set to follow suit this weekend. Did we miss anyone below? Let us know at

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and consultant Thomas Daffron married Aug. 11 according to The Bangor Daily News. The couple have known each other for 38 years, but only began dating a couple of years ago. Daffron has served as chief of staff to three senators.(Office of Sen. Susan Collins)

Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich., married Penn State University psychology professor Pamela Cole on July 21. The pair met after Cole became friends with Levin's first wife, Vicki, when the two served on a National Institutes of Health panel. Vicki died in 2008.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorlo)

Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, married former congressional candidate Karen Diebel earlier this month, The Dallas Morning News reported. Diebel had lost to Sandy Adams in a 2010 GOP congressional primary in Florida. Sessions and his previous wife finalized their divorce in 2011.(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)


Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., and his partner, Jim Ready, officially got married on July 7 in Massachusetts. Frank, the first openly gay member of Congress, and Ready met at a fundraiser in 2005.(Chet Susslin)

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