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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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  • Retirement of Barney Frank and others bodes ill for Democrats

    Retirement of Barney Frank and others bodes ill for Democrats
    The decision of Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts to retire next year after 32 years in the House is a blow to the Democratic Party, to the cause of liberal politics and to the effort bring public responsibility to Wall Street. It's also a setback to...
  • Punishments to fit the politicians' crimes

    I enjoyed the letter "A punishment that fits the crime: Sentence Schurick to register African-American voters." Tailoring punishment to fit crimes is exactly what good judges do. Here are some additional suggestions: Sentence Democratic congressman...
  • Boehner Makes "Weiner Crack" During Commencement Speech

    Boehner Makes "Weiner Crack" During Commencement Speech
    House Speaker John Boehner couldn't resist taking a shot at Rep. Anthony Weiner during a commencement speech Sunday at Ohio State University. During the address at Ohio Stadium, Boehner made fun of his own surname being pronounced to rhyme with "honor,"...
  • Weiner May Step Down "In A Couple Of Days": Democrats

    Weiner May Step Down "In A Couple Of Days": Democrats
    Before the week is out, Rep. Anthony Weiner could resign. That's what some Democrats on Capitol Hill are saying now. But what Congressman Weiner will say, now that he has a chance to meet with his wife for the first time in over a week, will determine...
  • Fannie and Freddie, not banks, deserve blame

    In its editorials and Dan Rodricks columns, The Sun continues to emphasize and underscore the big lie that banks or "predatory lenders" were the cause of the housing crash ("What took so long?" Jan. 26). "Predatory lending" is a term of relatively...
  • Boston mayor had defused racial tensions

    Boston mayor had defused racial tensions
    Former Boston Mayor Kevin Hagan White, who steered the city through the racial storm caused by court-ordered school desegregation and is credited with giving political access to blacks, women and gays, died late last month at his Beacon Hill home. White,...
  • Fox analysts mock Paul-Frank bill to decriminalize marijuana

    Fox analysts mock Paul-Frank bill to decriminalize marijuana
    Fox Business Network's Lou Dobbs and his so-called "A Team" analysts on Wednesday mocked legislation proposed by U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) and U.S. Rep. Barney Frank (D.-Mass.) that would decriminalize marijuana on a federal level and leave its...
  • The Bucks Start There: Greenwich A Rich Source For Romney

    It seemed that everyone at the party was a millionaire.     In one corner was NBA basketball star Grant Hill. In another was Linda McMahon, who spent $50 million of her own money in 2010 in a race for the U.S. Senate. Nearby was David Einhorn, who made...
  • Berman enlists help from Barney Frank to dispute Sherman claims

    Berman enlists help from Barney Frank to dispute Sherman claims
    It seemed pretty remarkable: a prominent Democratic congressman excoriating a colleague of the same party in a conference call set up for reporters.  But this is, after all, California, which has produced an unusual, and increasingly nasty, race between...
  • Unconventional

    Unconventional
    A nation of predominantly couch-bound television watchers got some bad news tonight, as President Barack Obama accepted his party's nomination and delivered the following line: "America's not about what can be done for us, it's about what can be done by...
  • Goldberg: Quit blaming Bush

    Goldberg: Quit blaming Bush
    "Now Gov. Romney believes that with even bigger tax cuts for the wealthy, and fewer regulations on Wall Street, all of us will prosper. In other words, he'd double down on the same trickle-down policies that led to the crisis in the first place." —...