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It is significant that Barney Frank did not run for re-election after the housing debacle, perhaps fearing that his involvement would do him harm.
Former House of Representative member Barney Frank (D-MA) sat down with former New Hampshire governor John Sununu (R) last ...
Former Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank will discuss the current state of politics in the U.S. in a talk on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at Duke ...
Outfest 2017 was throbbing away on 12th Street on Sunday afternoon while retired Congressman Barney Frank, whose work helped bring ...
Former Congressman Barney Frank was on stage at Chamber Orchestra FIRST EDITIONS concerts in Swarthmore, Haverford, and Center City ...
The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank. Frank, a Harvard College and Law school grad, worked in politics before getting elected, first to the ...
Former congressman Barney Frank, who stepped down in 2013 after more than two decades in The US House, will campaign with Tingle, the ...
Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO sees a lively and raucous panel highlighted by former Massachusetts Congressional Representative Barney ...
Yes, you heard right. If you were watching the YouTube-only Overtime segment of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher tonight, you might have ...
Former New Hampshire governor and White House Chief of Staff John Sununu, a Republican, and former Congressman Barney Frank, ...
It was eliminated from a federal bill to protect lesbians, gays and bisexuals from discrimination in employment. The 2007 legislation's principal backers - including Barney Frank, an openly gay congressman - decided that pressing fellow lawmakers to ...
Congressman Barney Frank, a poker enthusiast, criticized the Department of Justice, telling The Hill at the time that the DOJ was more concerned with prosecuting poker site operators than with those responsible for the mortgage crisis and subsequent ...
Barney Frank, D-Mass., one of the authors of Dodd-Frank, noted that Trump had run television advertisements against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton for being close to Goldman Sachs and "now he has the number two guy at Goldman Sachs standing by ...
Mr. Savageau referenced former Congressman Barney Frank: "For Republicans, life begins at conception and ends at birth." Does that hold true for all pro-lifers?
Critics, however, have pointed out that Trump "can't make any substantial change in the financial reform bill without Congress," former Democratic congressman Barney Frank told Reuters. To target the legislating body, the U.S.'s largest banks formed ...
If you are busted for running a male prostitution service from your D.C. apartment, such as Barney Frank, just deny that you knew about it and all is forgiven.
At one typical point in the final part, Cleve Jones clunkily mentions "Congressman Barney Frank" in a conversation, and I was distracted wondering if he really needed to use Frank's title and even his last name, or if they'd been gratuitously added to ...
Barney Frank, a Democrat from Massachusetts, wrote in a piece for Mic earlier this month. "You can only have an impact on legislators for or against whom you will have a chance to vote the next time they run.
To the rescue, (well, partial rescue anyway): The Dodd-Frank Act. Co-authored by Democrats Barney Frank and Chris Dodd and signed into law by Barack Obama, it replaced some of the protections afforded by Glass-Steagall.
It doesn't always have to be confrontational. It can be supportive. Any crowd will bring the media and that's what we want.
Do we need to drain the swamp? This swamp is 24,000 pages of regulations! Think about it. They had to pass it to see what was in it.
Barney Frank and others pushed through to protect against another financial crisis. JIM HAND covers politics for the sun Chronicle.
Even Barney Frank, the former Massachusetts representative who helped write the Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation, has argued that the entire law shouldn't be scrapped but some portions should be tweaked.
Roslyn Braeman Payne, M.B.A. '70, writes recalling her experience of collecting a degree from Harvard Business school only to find, 200 miles to the southwest, that she could not crack the women-excluding Harvard Club of New York.
Barney Frank, D-Mass., to win congressional adoption of Dodd-Frank, which imposed new safeguards - regulation of derivatives; a ceiling on proprietary trading by major banks; a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to shield consumers against predatory ...
Author and UCLA professor Lane Hirabayashi will give a presentation on post-war resettlement, particularly in Colorado. Sunday marks the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which was signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and lead to the ...
Two US lawmakers sponsored Dodd-Frank, including Barney Frank and Senator Christopher J. Dodd. The legislation is fully comprehensive, and covers 2,300 pages to be implemented over several years.
Barney Frank, one of Dodd-Frank's authors, recently told CNNMoney there's "no evidence" to support Trump's claim that the law is killing lending.
Retired congressman and trailblazer Barney Frank is missed by many liberals. But Frank -- a first-rate financial mind and agitator -- is still sharing from the trove of insider knowledge he built during his 32 years on Capitol Hill.
Barney Frank, D-Mass, told CNBC in a recent interview. Lagarde also said that new financial technology, or fintech, could have an impact in relation to regulation.
In October 2010, Governor Deval Patrick, Representative Barney Frank, and pretty much every other state-level elected official put on a media show in Middleboro with big news.
"We wrote this in the wake of a major crisis, and I think the legislation reflected that," said Barney Frank, a former representative from Massachusetts who was a co-sponsor of the law.
It is important to begin any discussion of Mitch Mcconnell singling out Elizabeth Warren's remarks on the Senate floor for censorship by emphasizing the central fact of that debate: The vote of every Republican senator to confirm Donald Trump's ...
What did the OTS know that Yellen didn't? That week, Congressman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) characterized as "solid" the future prospects of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two mammoth GSEs that guaranteed three out of every four mortgages in America.
Barney Frank of Massachusetts. Designed to prevent the kind of industry practices that led to the housing bubble and Great Recession, Dodd-Frank was enacted in 2010.
There is a quote that is often attributed to former U.S. Representative Barney Frank: "'government' is simply the name we give to the things we choose to do together.
In the two weeks since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, the Boston area has become ground zero for challenging the new administration.
For example, he brought in Barney Frank and Chris Dodd to discuss the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and consumer Protection Act, and established the Center as a key player in Financial Services policy initiatives.
Barney Frank, co-author of the eponymous bill, said that Republicans were set on cutting appropriations for regulators. Frank said the rules also saw strong opposition a very conservative D.C.
When President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday to peel back the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, the big banks rallied.
Former Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Barney Frank in Boston, in a 2012 file photo (Jesse Costa/WBUR). President Trump's plan to rewrite major parts of the Dodd-Frank Act is drawing ire from one of the people who helped create the financial industry ...
The sweeping package of regulations - named after its co-sponsors, former Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts and former Sen. Chris Dodd of Connecticut, both Democrats - was a major legislative victory for President Obama, who made financial reform ...
When it comes to President Donald Trump's agenda to deregulate banks, Jim Cramer says investors are fixated on that everything has to go through Congress.
Mic invites contributors and staff writers to offer commentary and context about news and timely issues. After 32 years in the House of Representatives, here is my advice on how people opposed to President Donald Trump's assault on our basic values ...
But Barney Frank, one of the authors of the law, believes the real disaster would come from dismantling this key Wall Street reform law.
Some regulations in the Dodd-Frank act should be changed, but don't kill the law, which was enacted to prevent the abuses that lead to the Great Recession, one of the regulation's architects told CNBC on Monday.
Barney Frank commented over the weekend(?) that his actions will have no effect on Dodd-Frank. IDK how true that is. I'm certain having the usual GS buddies helping out in the WH, as well as others on WS that will benefit from it, has everything to do ...
Barney Frank of Massachusetts, who had helped author the Dodd-Frank regulations, blasted the executive order as reckless. "What I'm afraid of is that we are going to get back to the period when large financial institutions, to make some short-term ...
Mr Trump signed two executive orders before the weekend that would relax Dodd-Frank, the finance reform law signed by President Barack Obama in 2010, to tighten regulations on US financial institutions in the aftermath of the 2008 economic collapse.
But what Lady Luck handed to you just before the 2008 election was unbelievable - an economic collapse that everyone blamed on your predecessor but which was really the fault of guys like Barney Frank and Chris Dodd, not to mention Bill Clinton and ...




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