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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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  • For the record

    Financial crisis: Jonah Goldberg's Oct. 9 column stated that Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) was chairman of the House Financial Services Committee in 2003, and that President Herbert Hoover nearly tripled government spending. Frank was ranking member on...
  • 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...
  • House Republicans retain their majority in the chamber

    House Republicans retain their majority in the chamber
    WASHINGTON — Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control. "The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to...
  • This is why voters are angry

    I am genuinely puzzled by the bewilderment of people like Dan Rodricks who do not understand the anger of voters and the source of that anger ("At long last, it's time to cast our votes," Nov. 6). They are angry about the augmented intrusion of...
  • 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...