Barney Frank

Barnett "Barney" Frank is a former American politician and board member of the New York-based Signature Bank. He previously served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts from 1981 to 2013. As a member of the Democratic Party, he served as chairman of the House Financial Services Committee and was a leading co-sponsor of the 2010 Dodd–Frank Act, a sweeping reform of the U.S. financial industry. Wikipedia*

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Barney Frank has 1,323 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 House Proceeding. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 95 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2016 with an average of 27,867 views per program. Most appearances with Chris Dodd (30), Maxine Waters (24), Spencer Bachus (23). Most common tags: Banking & Financial Markets, Regulation, LGBTQ.

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U.S. Representative, D-MA 4th January 3, 1981 - January 3, 2013 Videos: 1,313

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