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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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  • GOP senators advance bill to ease rules on smaller banks

    Republican senators advanced legislation Thursday that would ease rules on smaller banks and other requirements of the landmark law reining in Wall Street and the financial industry after the 2008 crisis. But it received no support from Democrats, making...
  • Senate GOP readies revamp of Dodd-Frank rules

    The top Republican on the Senate Banking Committee unveiled legislation Tuesday that would ease regulatory requirements on mid-size banks and give lenders the option for greater freedom from mortgage lending rules. The legislation by Alabama Sen. Richard...
  • Oxfam America presses SEC on drafting disclosure regulations

    The aid group Oxfam America is pressing federal officials to draft regulations aimed at requiring U.S.-listed oil, gas, and mining companies to publish what they pay to governments for access to natural resources in foreign countries. Lawyers for the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Atari: Game Over' on Showtime

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Atari: Game Over' on Showtime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 12 - 18, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES 30 for 30 This new episode of the sports...
  • Mike Huckabee, Zachary Quinto visit Bill Maher

    Mike Huckabee, Zachary Quinto visit Bill Maher
    Are you fascinated by the prospect of Mike Huckabee on "Real Time With Bill Maher"? You can enjoy that face-off at 10 p.m. Friday on HBO. A replay follows at 11:30 p.m. Former Gov. Huckabee, R-Ark., will be the top-of-show guest. Hydrologist Jay...