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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Casino Aspires To Set Up Poker Websites, Share Money With State

    Casino Aspires To Set Up Poker Websites, Share Money With State
    With the state bracing for billions of dollars in budget shortfalls, a group of casinos is offering California leaders a stake in a new pot of money if they allow Internet poker sites to set up business in the state. A consortium including the Morongo...
  • Barney Frank: Hail Mary

     
    Barney Frank, chairman of the House financial services committee, on McCain: "It's the longest Hail Mary pass in the history of either football or Marys."......
  • McCain's bailout: Bush to the rescue

     
    by Mark Silva Talk about bailouts. John McCain had just made one of the riskiest, and perhaps costliest, moves of his presidential campaign, in attempting to bail out of the first televised debate of the candidates so that he could......
  • Frank: Mighty Mac?

     
    Barney Frank's latest on McCain: "He???s been irrelevant to the process. He remains to be. I was afraid that his dropping in here, like Andy Kaufman???s Mighty Mouse???'here I am to save the day'???I thought that would slow things down.......
  • Quips: Another from Chairman Barney

     
    House financial services chairman Barney Frank, a key Democratic bailout negotiator, has always been fast on the quip, and he seems to be on a roll this week. On the prospect of a White House meeting with Bush, McCain and......
  • House GOP: No deal yet on bailout

     
    by James Oliphant and updated Some Senate Republicans say they have a deal on the bailout bill. The ranking Republican on the House Financial Services Committee says there isn't one. Here is the statement from Rep. Spencer Bachus: "As I......
  • Bailout: Tentative deal reached

     
    by James Oliphant A tentative deal has been struck between Democratic and Republican members of Congress on the massive $700 billion plan to rescue America's financial sector. Sen. Christopher Dodd and Rep. Barney Frank, who have been leading the talks......
  • House Republicans: 'Protect taxpayers'

     
    by Frank James Worth a read is the letter House Minority Leader John Boehner sent to sent House Speaker Nancy Pelosi today, reiterating the House Republicans' determination to be significant part of any deal that gets done to help the......
  • McCain, Obama calling: Bailout going OK?

     
    by Mark Silva With help like this... The reviews on John McCain's impact on the congressional bailout negotiations were rather mixed - with fellow Republicans insisting that he had helped, and Democrats complaining that he had helped run the talks......