Former Democratic congressman Barney Frank has some tough words for President Barack Obama about his handling of Obamacare.Read more
Barney Frank discussing the Boston marathon bombing on CNN this morning:Read more
Barney Frank publicly asked the Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick for the Senate seat held by John Kerry. (Kerry, of course, is stepping down to run the State Department.) But today it appears that Frank has been passed over.
CBS Boston is reporting that "Gov. Patrick announces Mo Cowan as interim Mass. Senator."
Cowan is Patrick's former chief of staff.
The official announcement is expected later today, at 11 a.m. in Massachusetts.
"I’ve told the governor I would now like, frankly, to" be senator, Frank admitted earlier this month on MSNBC:Read more
Barney Frank admitted this morning on MSNBC that he has asked Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick to pick him to replace John Kerry in the Senate:
"I’ve told the governor I would now like, frankly, to" be the senator, said Frank.Read more
James Pethokoukis: "Income inequality myths: No, the rich didn’t steal all the money"
The Hill: "Is Frank eyeing Obama Cabinet post?"Read more
Over a year and a half ago, a former staffer to Rep. Barney Frank, the then-chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, took a job with Goldman Sachs as the financial firm’s top lobbyist in Washington, D.C. The staffer had helped write legislation while he was working in the House of Representatives that would have direct consequences on his new employer.Read more
They're not the only ones who feel this way: "Obama: My family would be fine with just 1 term"Read more
Barney Frank -- unintentionally! -- sums up the problem: "'If it is (a conflict of interest), then much of Washington is involved (in conflicts),' Frank told the Herald last night."
Making his state economically competitive? What an outrage! "Christie to pull N.J. out of cap-and-trade energy program"Read more
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