Barney Frank - Controversies

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f ControversyrnCongressman Barney Frank was the senior Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee for many years and has been the Chairman of that committee since the Democrats took the Majority in 2007 after the 2006 elections.  The committee directly oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.  When questions first began to surface concerning a possible bubble in the housing industry, Congressman Frank stated that a bubble in the housing market was not possible and that his continue ...

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an Barney Frank has served on the House Banking Committee since becoming a congressman in 1981 and became the ranking Democrat on the committee in 2003. He became chairman of the committee, now called the House Financial Services Committee, in 2007. The committee is the primary House body which along with the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) has jurisdiction over the government-sponsored enterprises such as Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.rnCongressman Frank received more ...

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e Text taken directly from Business and Media Institute sourcernBarney Frank and Herb MosesrnCongressman Barney Frank has served on the House Banking Committee since becoming a congressman in 1981 and became the ranking Democrat on the committee in 2003. He became chairman of the committee, now called the House Financial Services Committee, in 2007.  The committee is the primary House body which along with the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) has jurisdi ...

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f EventsrnIn September of 1989, the House Ethics Committee agreed to investigate Congressman Barney Frank concerning his relationship with a male prostitute.  The investigation was apparently in response to a request made by Congressman Frank himself.rnOn April 1, 1985 Steve Gobie met Congressman Barney Frank after Congressman Frank answered a classified ad in the Washington Blade which read as follows:rnrnExceptionally good-looking, personable, muscular athlete is available. Hot botto ...