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  • 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.

  • Frank, Kudlow & Kudlow's imaginary GOP

    Former Rep. Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), and CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow, debate the likelihood President Obama and Republicans will establish bipartisanship and legislate for the American people.

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    Barney Frank said Texas tea party Sen. Ted Cruz represents an evolution among Republicans in allowing same-sex marriage.

  • Tim Cook's announcement a 'matter of timing'

    Arik Hesseldahl, Re/code senior editor, shares his thoughts on Tim Cook's op-ed piece where he says publicly for the first time he is gay.

  • Tim Cook's 'extraordinarily important' gay announcement

    Former Congressman Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), provides perspective on Tim Cook's essay where he says publicly for the first time that he is gay.

  • The Waldorf-Astoria in New York.

    Concerned about potential security risks, the U.S. government is taking a close look at the sale of the Waldorf Astoria hotel to a Chinese insurance company.

  • Combating Chinese cyberattacks

    Former Congressman Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), and CNBC's Larry Kudlow, discuss the power of Chinese hackers and measures the U.S. can take to safeguard our defense and financial systems.

  • Economic debate: Kudlow vs. Frank

    Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), and CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow, debate the health of the U.S. economy and if President Obama's policies have worked.

  • Student loan debt continues to grow

    CNBC contributors Larry Kudlow and Barney Frank discuss the rising amount of debt from student loans.

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    Could a Republican win in the upcoming congressional elections be bad news for business? Former Rep. Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), and CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow, debate why a win for the GOP does not mean a win for American jobs and companies.

  • Barney Frank heads to Tribeca Film

    Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), discusses the documentary about his career and personal life. Frank is the first congressman to come out as gay and legally get married while in office. The film premiers Sunday at the Tribeca Film Festival.

  • Barney Frank: Should have hearings on HFT

    Former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank, weighs in on the controversy over dark pools and high-frequency trading. Frank says if he were chairman he would be investigating how high-speed trades are conducted.

  • Barney Frank: American institutions don't escape regulation outside of US

    Former House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank reacts to the Federal Reserve's annual bank stress tests. 29 out of 30 of the participating banks met its requirements.

  • Barney Frank: Great deal of skepticism about government

    Former Rep. Barney Frank, (D-MA), discusses President Obama's budget for 2015 where he plans on eliminating tax breaks tied to the wealthy. Frank also weighs in on job creation and income inequality.