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Barney Frank

Barney Frank
Barney Frank has been in Congress since 1981. He represents the 4th District of Massachusetts. Barney Frank is the chairman of the Financial Services Committee. Previously, he was a Massachusetts state representative and an assistant to the mayor of Boston. He has also taught at several Boston-area universities.
Barney Frank has been in Congress since 1981. He represents the 4th District of Massachusetts. Barney Frank is the chairman of the Financial Services Committee. Previously, he was a Massachusetts state representative and an assistant to the mayor of Boston. He has also taught at several Boston-area universities. « Show less

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  • Gensler, a sharp-elbowed 'force,' will watch over Clinton's campaign finances

    On one of his last nights as chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Gary Gensler thanked Elizabeth Warren. There were others on the list he ticked through at the affair packed with congressional aides, government officials and even a few lobbyists, but Warren, the Massachusetts senator and star of the left, was one of the first: a recognition for Warren's role in helping Gensler transform the CFTC from a regulatory backwater into a tough Wall Street cop.
  • The Clintons lower the bar -- again

    The Clintons lower the bar -- again
    I once had a boss who gave me some great advice, not just for managing people but for judging politicians: You forgive mistakes; you punish patterns. Everybody screws up. But if someone won't learn from his mistakes and try to correct his behavior, then...

    Barney Frank would like to ban 'House of Cards'

    Barney Frank would like to ban 'House of Cards'
    Former Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank has never been one to keep his opinions to himself, and that absolutely extends to his thoughts on pop culture as well. So it's no surprise that he shared his thoughts on politically themed TV shows on "Conan"...

    Republican House bill modestly curbs bank watchdog's budget

    The Republican-controlled House Wednesday passed legislation modestly curbing the growth of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the agency established by the 2010 overhaul of financial regulations to enforce laws aimed at protecting consumers from...

    Elizabeth Warren will speak at California Democratic Party gathering

    Elizabeth Warren will speak at California Democratic Party gathering
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a populist who some liberals hope will seek the White House in 2016 — despite her many denials — will keynote the California Democratic Party convention in May, the party announced Thursday. Former Rep....