PBS NewsHour

Barney Frank on Dysfunction in Congress: 'Blame James...

Clip: 12/01/2011 | 8m 59s

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 problems, and dysfunction in Congress and the U.S. political system.

Aired: 12/01/11

Rating: NR

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