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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Fannie and Freddie, hardball experts

     
    by Frank James If you want to read a disturbing tale of how Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac used their clout in Washington to try to brush back their critics like pitchers throwing at the heads of batters, check out......
  • McCain: Blame Obama and the Dems

     
    McCain issues a statement from economic advisor Douglas Holtz-Eakin, blaming it on Obama and the Democrats: ???From the minute John McCain suspended his campaign and arrived in Washington to address this crisis, he was attacked by the Democratic...
  • O'Reilly vs. Barney Frank: Knockdown

     
    by Mark Silva Here is one incredible exchange between the host of a network news commentary program and a member of Congress. Be sure to strap on your helmet and elbow pads before watching this one. Bill O'Reilly, of FOX's......
  • Video: O'Reilly v. Frank. Oh my God.

     
    Bill O'Reilly was rah-rah for war and rah-rah for Bush. Everything is a mess? It's Barney Frank's fault!!!......
  • Video: A new attack ad on Obama

     
    Politico finds a new, unreleased RNC attack ad. Worth watching just to see Harry Reid, Barney Frank and Nancy Pelosi posed as if they're the faces on Mt. Rushmore!......
  • Greenspan: Money mess rocked his world

     
    by Frank James Alan Greenspan, the former Federal Reserve chairman, told Congress today his belief of 40 years, that banks and other financial institutions would only act in their self interest and never do anything so aggressively stupid as......
  • McCain to pound on Rezko dealings

     
    by Jill Zuckman Mesilla, N.M. - With just nine days left in the race, the McCain campaign plans to step up its attacks against Barack Obama for his connection to Tony Rezko, the convicted developer who was an early patron......