Barney Frank on JPMorgan’s Contradictions, Mitt Romney’s Mistakes
It’s been two years since President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act into law, but the new banking regulations are still a topic of huge debate. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has vowed to repeal Dodd-Frank if elected, a position that has come under increased scrutiny since JPMorgan Chase revealed losses that could run as high as $7 billion from a failed bet in derivatives trading.
May 15 – Appearance on the Diane Rehm show, which runs on NPR stations across the country – I will be talking about my new book, “Selecting a President,” co-authored with Matthew Spieler, and I will be on with Sam Popkin, author of “The Candidate: What it takes to Win – and Hold – the White House”
May 19 – I will receive an honorary degree from Westfield University in Pittsfield, Mass
May 30 – Keynote Speaker at the Silent Sentinel event for the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial
June 5 – Health Policy Roundtable – Detroit Public Television
June 11 – League of Women Voters -- political panel, Washington DC
June 13 – Medical Musical Group evening concert, Baltimore, Md