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Fwank: Audit The Fed? Not A Chance.

Huff Po reports: A House-passed provision to open up the Federal Reserve to an audit by the Government Accountability Office is unlikely to be included in the Senate reform package, Barney Frank told a meeting of House Financial Services Committee members Wednesday, according to people in the room. Frank, chairman of the committee, told the…

Fwank: Fowget The Filibustew

Huffpo reports: Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) suggested that the Senate abolish the filibuster in recent interview with Air America Radio. “It is time to shut it down,” Frank said. “God didn’t create the filibuster, it’s part of the Senate rules.” He continued: “We have a serious constitutional problem. There has been a de facto amendment of…