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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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  • ‘Today’ welcomes Savannah Guthrie to ‘the family’

     
    To her credit, Guthrie said of her new job, "This is a little unexpected." She saluted the women who filled the role before her: Curry, Meredith Vieira, Katie Couric, Jane Pauley, Deborah Norville and Barbara Walters....
  • Bill Maher welcomes Eliot Spitzer, Barney Frank, Nate Silver

     
    “Real Time With Bill Maher” this week welcomes Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., and Nate Silver, the New York Times blogger who has written “The Signal and the Noise.” The book's subtitle spells out¬†its subject: “Why So Many...
  • L.A. Democrats decry outside group's mailer slamming elected officials

     
    The chair of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party has criticized an outside group's mailer in the bruising election battle between Democratic Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman in the San Fernando Valley. Californians for Integrity in Government send...
  • ‘Face the Nation’ talks to David Baldacci, Gillian Flynn, Chris Pavone

     
    On the Sunday morning circuit this weekend, “Face the Nation” will be doing something different. The CBS program offers its annual authors program. One panel features¬†writers David Baldacci (“The Forgotten”), Gillian Flynn (“...
  • Letters to the editor

    Will 'card check' work? Re “The flaw in ‘card check,’ ” editorial, March 29 Your proposal for a secret ballot for employees would be fine in an ideal world. In the real world, however, the forces of intimidation available to...
  • Internet gambling: Push to legalize online gambling has powerful backing

    WASHINGTON -- Backed by a powerful House member, the online gambling industry is waging a campaign in Congress to legalize Internet betting, saying it will continue regardless of its legal status and can be regulated and taxed if not outlawed. Opponents...
  • Financial reform bill is likely to include new protections for home buyers and mortgage applicants

    Although the Wall Street and banking features of the giant financial industry reform bill taking shape on Capitol Hill have drawn most of the attention, home buyers and mortgage applicants should be major winners when the legislation is finally signed...
  • The tired war on Rush Limbaugh

    The tired war on Rush Limbaugh
    Here we go again. Rush Limbaugh is public enemy No. 1. Liberal bloggers and media chin-strokers are aghast at Limbaugh's statement that he hopes Barack Obama fails. Well, given what Obama wants to do, I hope he fails too. Of course I want the...
  • Does Antonin Scalia hate gays?

    Does Antonin Scalia hate gays?
    Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) has been widely criticized for referring in a recent interview to "that homophobe Antonin Scalia," an injudicious exercise in name-calling that obscures Frank's larger and more valid point: that the opinions of the tart-tongued...
  • State to consider legal online poker

    State to consider legal online poker
    While some Florida legislators talk of setting up Las Vegas-style casinos in a few years, others suggest there's a way to immediately raise gambling revenues with a click of a mouse. They want to allow horse and dog tracks and jai-alai frontons to have...
  • 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...