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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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  • Barney Frank vs. student: 'I am labeling'

     
    by Mark Silva Barney Frank went to Harvard. (Undergraduate and law school.) So the Massachusetts Democrat should have known what to expect when he went to talk at the Kennedy School of Government, where a student rose to challenge the......
  • GOP members resort to nasty floor tactics

     
    by Rebecca Cole Ah, the Capital. Our nation's seat of government, where knowledgeable and dedicated public servants put aside partisan politics to hammer out laws and chart the best course for the country. Right. These days, the House floor is......
  • Credit card abuse crackdown: Next move

     
    by James Oliphant The Obama administration is moving to rewrite the rules of the game for credit card lenders, vowing to crack down on high interest rates and predatory practices it says contributed to the economic crisis. The drive, which......
  • House gallery: Singing from the choir

     
    by Mark Silva We've heard of singing to the choir, but Barney Frank was just getting wound up this morning when harmony broke out in the visitor's gallery of the House. It was not the angels calling him home. The......
  • Republican call: 'Class' and 'socialism'

     
    by Mark Silva A take-away note for the evening here -- you know, it's pass-the-pretzels time somewhere in the world, and worth chewing on some of the words that Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee, shared with his......
  • Lazio update: Showing more movement toward a bid

     
    As first mentioned Jan. 19 in this space, it has been guessed that as much as former Long Island Rep. Rick Lazio likes to be a good party man, he's not about to wait for the second time in......
  • Obama's luau: Lei it on for Congress

     
    by Mark Silva That report on the congressional luau on the tiki torch-lined South Lawn of the White House, inhabited by that president who was born in Hawaii: A crowd of congressmen and women and families in colorful attire --......
  • Bill O'Reilly vs. Barney Frank II

     
    by Mark Silva The last time Rep. Barney Frank showed up on The O'Reilly Factor, the seismographic measurements of their "conversation'' were off the chart. This time, who knows where they'll go? Frank, a Massachusetts Democrat, will meet Bill O'Reilly,......
  • Say on pay: House says yea

     
    by Richard Simon Responding to the public furor over bonuses paid to executives of Wall Street firms bailed out by taxpayers, the House today voted to give shareholders a bigger say over compensation in the first piece of President Obama's......
  • Health-care, Nazism: Fight out of bounds

     
    by Mark Silva The attempted equation of a health-care overhaul with Nazism, fascism or any such oppressive political mechanism probably defines the outer boundaries of the debate. And Rep. Barney Frank figured the whole thing had gotten out of bounds........
  • Obama: Wall Street complacency warning

     
    by Jim Puzzanghera and Walter Hamilton President Obama, in a speech today on the anniversary of the start of the financial crisis, said "the storms of the past two years are beginning to break," but warned Wall Street that "normalcy......
  • Obama bestows Medal of Honor on Jared Monti, a sergeant who tried to save a wounded comrade

     
    As he weighs the next step in the war in Afghanistan, President Obama today bestowed the nation???s highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, to a Massachusetts man who gave his life trying to save a fellow soldier. ???What can......