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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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  • Rush Limbaugh Revels in Crossfire After "Slut" Comment

    Rush Limbaugh Revels in Crossfire After "Slut" Comment
    Republican kingmaker or entertainer? Truth teller or "big fat idiot"? How about "lightning rod"? Once again, Rush Limbaugh -- the conservative provocateur with the self-described "talent on loan from God" -- is in hot water. Limbaugh, who has been the...
  • 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...
  • Financial arms race underway in Washington

    When it comes to money in politics, the new normal is already on vivid display. It could be seen last week in posh restaurants and corporate townhouses on Capitol Hill, where politicians held fundraisers at a record pace. It was evident at Washington's...
  • 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...
  • KAL cartoon got the causes of the economic meltdown all wrong

    Cartoonist Kevin "KAL" Kallaugher's highly-slanted cartoon about the economy got the causes of the ballooning deficit and financial collapse all wrong (June 3). The second panel should have shown Bush giving the Democratic-controlled Congress in 2007...
  • Sen. Obama helped create the mess President Obama 'inherited'

    All too often, I hear that President Barack Obama inherited this economic mess that we're in right now. Let's get the story straight for a change. He helped create this mess. In 2005, President Bush tried to push legislation through Congress to place...
  • Congressman Barney Frank Weds In Same-Sex Marriage

    Congressman Barney Frank Weds In Same-Sex Marriage
    BOSTON (Reuters) - Democratic Representative Barney Frank wed his longtime partner, James Ready, on Saturday, becoming the first sitting congressman to enter into a same-sex marriage. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick officiated the ceremony and added...
  • Pennsylvania Senate debate: Pat Toomey vs. Joe Sestak

     
    Full transcript. ABC News stages another U.S. Senate debate, this one in the Keystone state....
  • Joe Biden wrong again, Sarah Palin nails her picks, big-name losers and where was Hillary Clinton?

     
    Midterm election news nuggets on Ike Skelton, John Spratt, Barney Frank, Joseph Cao, Loretta Sanchez, Van Tran and Fox News....