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By PBS NewsHour
For more than half a century, Barney Frank was one of America's loudest voices for progressive policies, both financial and social. Economics correspondent Paul Solman spends a day in Boston with the famous former lawmaker and financial reformer to discuss…
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…
By Simone Pathe
// 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…
By Paul Solman
// 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…
Exit Interview: Barney Frank Reflects on Successes, Regrets, Future Plans…
When Dodd-Frank regulations went into effect in the wake of the financial crisis, the intention was to create new oversight and reduce systemic risk. Part of our After the Fall series on what's happened since the meltdown, Jeffrey Brown and…
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week's top political news, including the likelihood of Newt Gingrich being elected president, Bill Clinton's post-presidential work, lawmakers' struggles over the payroll tax cut extension and Rep.
Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank announced this week that he would not seek re-election next year after more than four decades in politics. Judy Woodruff and Frank discuss his legacy, his decision to retire, the U.S. housing crisis, Europe's ongoing debt…
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