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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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  • AIG's Liddy before Congress: The no-name defense

     
    Just a few minutes ago, Edward Liddy, brought in to head AIG after it crashed, clashed with Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) said he'd refuse to give names of those who kept the notorious bonuses if they were made public. He......
  • AIG CEO: bonuses meant to save company, economy

     
    Edward Liddy, chairman and CEO of the American International Group testifies during a House Financial Services Committee (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) by Frank James If AIG hadn't paid those bonuses the entire economy might've gone down the...
  • House cracks down on AIG bonuses

     
    by James Oliphant Working furiously to respond to public outrage over Wall Street excess, the House of Representatives Thursday passed a bill that seeks to recoup the lion's share of the $165 million in bonuses paid to executives of American......
  • Geithner call for more power not new

     
    by Frank James Financial crises may result in the destruction of wealth and the dreams of many private citizens. But they're like fertilizer for the federal government, cultivating new agencies and employees meant to address the weaknesses in the overall....
  • Rick Lazio chairs gala -- to honor Rep. Barney Frank

     
    Former Rep. Rick Lazio, a real-estate executive of JPMorgan Asset Management mulling a run for governor, is chairing a June 3 National Housing Conference gala in Washington that will honor one of his old colleagues and adversaries: the liberal......
  • Barney Frank vs. student: 'I am labeling'

     
    by Mark Silva Barney Frank went to Harvard. (Undergraduate and law school.) So the Massachusetts Democrat should have known what to expect when he went to talk at the Kennedy School of Government, where a student rose to challenge the......
  • GOP members resort to nasty floor tactics

     
    by Rebecca Cole Ah, the Capital. Our nation's seat of government, where knowledgeable and dedicated public servants put aside partisan politics to hammer out laws and chart the best course for the country. Right. These days, the House floor is......
  • Credit card abuse crackdown: Next move

     
    by James Oliphant The Obama administration is moving to rewrite the rules of the game for credit card lenders, vowing to crack down on high interest rates and predatory practices it says contributed to the economic crisis. The drive, which......
  • House gallery: Singing from the choir

     
    by Mark Silva We've heard of singing to the choir, but Barney Frank was just getting wound up this morning when harmony broke out in the visitor's gallery of the House. It was not the angels calling him home. The......
  • Republican call: 'Class' and 'socialism'

     
    by Mark Silva A take-away note for the evening here -- you know, it's pass-the-pretzels time somewhere in the world, and worth chewing on some of the words that Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee, shared with his......
  • Lazio update: Showing more movement toward a bid

     
    As first mentioned Jan. 19 in this space, it has been guessed that as much as former Long Island Rep. Rick Lazio likes to be a good party man, he's not about to wait for the second time in......