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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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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Wall Street Roundup: Welcome intervention. Should Wall Street pay?

     
    Gold: Trading now at $1,419 per ounce, up 1.1% from Thursday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 11,885.20, up 0.9% from Thursday. Welcome intervention. As governments around the world collaborate to deal with the yen and Libya, stock markets......
  • Wall Street Roundup: Jamie versus Ben. Frank's fundraiser.

     
    Gold: Trading now at $1,538 per ounce, down 0.4% from Tuesday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 12083.71, up 0.1% from Tuesday. Jamie versus Ben. JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon told Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke at an event in......
  • Ron Paul, Barney Frank to jointly offer bill to end war on weed

     
    Ron Paul and others will introduce a bill that would give states the rights to deal with marijuana the way they best see fit...
  • Marijuana bill officially introduced to Congress by Ron Paul, Barney Frank

     
    Marijuana should be regulated by the state, not the federal government, says Ron Paul...
  • President Obama is the key to decriminalizing marijuana, Tommy Chong says

     
    President Obama could end a major part of the war on drugs with an executive order according to Tommy Chong...
  • Ron Paul and Barney Frank are wrong about weed, says former drug czar

     
    Ron Paul wants to decriminalize marijuana, Bill Bennett says that's a bad idea...