Nation Mar 04

Why this is only the beginning of the fight over the Fed

Observers on both sides of the aisle agree that partisan bickering, especially over the Federal Reserve, is at an all-time high. Look for the debate over the Fed to play a key role in upcoming presidential nominating contests, says former…

Politics Jan 03

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Barney Frank’s Plans for the Future

// In an exit interview that aired Dec. 26, economic correspondent Paul Solman spoke with Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., who retired from Congress at the end of his term in January 2013. In the last of our series of…

Politics Jan 02

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Barney Frank: How Smart Is Congress?

// In an exit interview that aired on PBS NewsHour Dec. 26, economic correspondent Paul Solman spoke with Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., who plans to retire from Congress at the end of his term in January 2013. Watch this…

File photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images Updated 2:45 p.m. ET| Longtime Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., announced Monday he will not seek re-election in 2012, ending a career that stretched more than three decades fighting for liberal causes. Frank revealed his…

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