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  • US President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton acknowledge the crowd on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 27, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    Hillary Clinton is really going to have to bring it in her speech Thursday night after that all-star lineup that included Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, the Hill reports.

  • Blair Effron, partner and co-founder of Centerview Partners LLC.

    Blair Effron watched his bank's star rise in a crowded field. His star may rise if Hillary Clinton is elected.

  • FBI director gets grilled

    CNBC Senior Contributor Larry Kudlow and Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) discuss FBI Director James Comey's testimony on Capitol Hill.

  • June 23- A federal court's striking down of the government's designation of insurer MetLife Inc as "too-big-to-fail" could undermine efforts to head off another financial crisis, authors of the landmark Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law said. In a brief filed on Thursday with a federal appeals court, former Senator Chris Dodd, former Representative Barney...

  • June 23- A federal court's striking down of the government's designation of insurer MetLife Inc as "too-big-to-fail" could undermine efforts to head off another financial crisis, authors of the landmark Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law said. In a brief filed on Thursday with a federal appeals court, former Senator Chris Dodd, former Representative Barney...

  • Where will Bernie Sanders supporters go?

    When Bernie Sanders drops out of the presidential race, where will his supporters go? Former Massachusetts representative Barney Frank and senior CNBC contributor Larry Kudlow, debate the topic.

  • Kudlow & Frank: Jobs impact on election

    CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow and Barney Frank discuss the recent jobs number and the impact it has on the upcoming presidential election.

  • BOSTON, April 27- Individual investors are angry about CEO pay, and they want their mutual fund firms to do something about it. The survey was conducted between March 22 and March 31. The poll results underscore a growing angst over large-company CEO pay, which now runs more than 300 times that of U.S. rank-and-file workers, according to a study by the AFL-CIO, the...

  • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as he appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box," Thursday, August 27, 2015.

    Candidates have chimed in the market swings, but two political veterans don't think they had any brilliant insights.

  • Fed up with the government?

    Discussing the American view of the government, with Fmr. Rep. Barney Frank, author of “Frank: A Life in Politics From the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage.”

  • No incentives to constrain CEO pay: Rep. Frank

    The SEC ruled companies must show how much more the CEO is getting paid than other employees. Fmr. Rep. Barney Frank, provides perspective on compensation programs.

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    Former Democratic Congressman Barney Frank says America is much better off than before the implementation of Dodd-Frank legislation.

  • Jeb Bush: People need to work longer hours

    CNBC's Senior Contributor Larry Kudlow and former Massachusetts Representative Barney Frank react to recent comments by Jeb Bush on working longer hours.

  • Scalia's having a tantrum: Barney Frank

    Discussing the challenges facing Obamacare, with CNBC Senior contributor Larry Kudlow and former Representative Barney Frank. (D-Mass.)

  • Banks under fire: Another crisis coming?

    Is another financial crisis possible with Dodd-Frank in place? CNBC contributors Barney Frank and Larry Kudlow discuss the topic.

  • Big banks get bigger; Still too big to fail?

    CNBC's Jeff Cox reports the top 5 banks now control about 45 percent of assets in the banking industry. Congressman Barney Frank says U.S. banks are not too big to fail.

  • Is JPM too big?

    JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon complained about new regulations but spoke optimistically about the safety of the system and the size of JPM. CNBC contributor Barney Frank offers perspective on the state and size of financials.

  • Economy still needs boost: Barney Frank

    Barney Frank, CNBC contributor, and Larry Kudlow, CNBC senior contributor, share their thoughts on Fed policy, interest rates and inflation expectations.

  • Barney Frank: Banks too big for even the smartest CEO?

    CNBC contributor Barney Frank responds to Jamie Dimon's lament about regulation by saying if you're in a lot of different businesses, you're going to have to deal with a lot of regulators.

  • Members of the House of Representatives leave the Capitol after a vote on the $1.1 trillion omnibus bill in Washington, Dec. 11, 2014.

    Sure, banks got a change they have long wanted to Dodd-Frank, but it will come with huge costs, says Politico's Ben White.