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Financial crisis: Jonah Goldberg's Oct. 9 column stated that Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) was chairman of the House Financial Services Committee in 2003, and that President Herbert Hoover nearly tripled government spending. Frank was ranking member on the committee. During the Hoover administration, federal spending as part of GDP more than doubled.

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