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Clyburn says compassion necessary in deficit talks

The No. 3 Democrat in the House said Tuesday he believes Congress and the White House can find a consensus on tackling the nation's growing indebtedness as long as "a lot of compassion" is brought to the table.Full story

Housing reality trumps dogma for some in GOP

Shutting down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should fit seamlessly into the Republican drive to shrink government. But the reality is far from it. Full story

Moody's downgrades outlook on Fidelity

Moody's Investors Service on Friday downgraded its credit ratings outlook on Fidelity, citing the erosion of the company's market share in long-term mutual fund assets under management. Full story

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GOP boosts drive to kill Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

GOP calls new consumer bureau too powerful

Once-quiet Bernanke now has lots of opinions

Lawmakers target big bank dividend increases

Hill leaders want federal insurance jobs filled

Lawmakers want answers on exchange hack attacks

Senate memo shows fight awaits Dodd-Frank foes

Ethics panel postpones Rep. Waters' hearing

Gates Foundation to help poor save more

Lenders face lawmaker wrath over foreclosures

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Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts, the ranking member on the House Financial Services Committee, talks to msnbc’s Lawrence O’Donnell about the latest developments on averting a government shutdown.

  Bernanke in House Hotseat

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke discusses grounds for optimism as he faces the House Financial Services Committee.

  Rep. Bachus: The New Barney Frank

Rep. Spencer, R-Ala., who replaced Barney Frank as the head of the powerful House Financial Services Committee, talks to CNBC's Steve Liesman at the Small Business Forum.

  Barney Frank on FinReg, Taxes & More

Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, talks to CNBC.

  Warren obvious choice for consumer bureau

Congressman Barney Frank, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee and co-author of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act explains why Elizabeth Warren is a perfect choice for the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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