Oops, forgot about Bernanke!

October 1, 2009

U.S. Representative Barney Frank forgotĀ one minor little detail in Thursday’s hearing onĀ overhauling the financial regulatory system — the witness, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.

Another kind of death panels

September 23, 2009

U.S. Representative Barney Frank has never been shy about expressing his opinions. His opening remarks at a hearing he chaired with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Wednesday was no exception. Frank poked fun at a political squabble over healthcare reform as he detailed his position on what to do about non-bank financial firms considered “too big to fail.”

Barney Frank plays poker with China

March 17, 2009

U.S. Representative Barney Frank is rarely shy about expressing his opinions. Just yesterday he said it may be time to fire some people at AIG. Now he’s accusing China of bluffing after Premier Wen Jiabao expressed “some worries” about the value of U.S. bond holdings.