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November 9, 2006 | Jonathan Peterson, Times Staff Writer
He's been a leading critic of runaway executive pay and an advocate for investors' rights. And now, after years in the legislative back seat, Rep. Barney Frank is getting the steering wheel. With Democrats taking control of the House in Tuesday's election, the blunt-spoken Massachusetts congressman is in line to become chairman of the Financial Services Committee.
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March 28, 2007 | From Bloomberg News
Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Chairman Sheila Bair said Congress should set a standard to protect borrowers against predatory lenders, becoming the first top regulator to urge a legislative response to the sub-prime crisis. "The time has come for national anti-predatory lending standards," she said Tuesday at a House Financial Services subcommittee hearing in Washington.
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March 28, 2007 | From Bloomberg News
Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Chairman Sheila Bair said Congress should set a standard to protect borrowers against predatory lenders, becoming the first top regulator to urge a legislative response to the sub-prime crisis. "The time has come for national anti-predatory lending standards," she said Tuesday at a House Financial Services subcommittee hearing in Washington.
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November 9, 2006 | Jonathan Peterson, Times Staff Writer
He's been a leading critic of runaway executive pay and an advocate for investors' rights. And now, after years in the legislative back seat, Rep. Barney Frank is getting the steering wheel. With Democrats taking control of the House in Tuesday's election, the blunt-spoken Massachusetts congressman is in line to become chairman of the Financial Services Committee.
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March 11, 2004 | From Associated Press
Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist made an unusual appearance before Congress on Wednesday to back a proposed commemorative coin honoring perhaps the most influential previous occupant of his job. The $1 silver coin would honor the 250th anniversary of the birth of Chief Justice John Marshall, credited with establishing the Supreme Court as an equal branch of government with the legislative and executive branches.
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