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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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  • Early voting events

    The Rev. Al Sharpton, the MSNBC commentator, is scheduled to appear Saturday at rallies in communities with large black populations: Noon at the Lauderhill Mall, where there’s an early voting site, and 2 p.m. at the E. Pat Larkins Community Center,...
  • Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in

    Ron Kaye: Wishing PACs would pack it in
    Just days before Burbank voters went to the polls, Mike Gatto was the star attraction for a Napa Valley retreat at a five-star hotel where, for $5,000 each, guests could schmooze with the assemblyman and four of his legislative pals.  The event was...
  • GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives

    GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives
    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 Republicans,...
  • 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...
  • Nancy Pelosi gets nostalgic about retiring Barney Frank

    Nancy Pelosi gets nostalgic about retiring Barney Frank
    With Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank's retirement, Congress will lose arguably its most colorful, powerful, quotable characters. As expected, the news has longtime Capitol hands pulling out their best Frank anecdotes.  Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-...
  • Pennsylvania Senate debate: Pat Toomey vs. Joe Sestak

     
    Full transcript. ABC News stages another U.S. Senate debate, this one in the Keystone state....
  • Joe Biden wrong again, Sarah Palin nails her picks, big-name losers and where was Hillary Clinton?

     
    Midterm election news nuggets on Ike Skelton, John Spratt, Barney Frank, Joseph Cao, Loretta Sanchez, Van Tran and Fox News....
  • Spencer Bachus, incoming House financial chairman, gets heat for saying regulators should 'serve' banks

     
    The incoming Republican chairman of the House Financial Services Committee is facing fire for recently saying that Washington and banking regulators should "serve" the banks. Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.), who recently beat back a challenge from Ed Royce...
  • 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...