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Sat Jan 5, 2013, 04:16 PM

Former GOP Rep. Livingston warns of gridlock if Frank joins Senate Read more: http://thehill.com/bl

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/275773-former-gop-rep-livingston-warns-of-gridlock-if-frank-joins-senate

A former congressman is warning of gridlock if Barney Frank is appointed to the Senate.
Former GOP Rep. Bob Livingston (La.) says Frank's abrasive personality, combined with his track record on mortgage-finance policy, would make him an ineffective stand-in for Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), who's been nominated to be President Obama's next secretary of State.
“He can be very acerbic and cutting,” Livingston told the Boston Herald this week.


Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/275773-former-gop-rep-livingston-warns-of-gridlock-if-frank-joins-senate#ixzz2H8ca9hsh

Thanksfully, the article reminds us why this name seems somewhat familiar.

Livingston, who served as chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and was Speaker-elect before resigning in 1999 amid a scandal over an extramarital affair, now heads a lobbying firm in Washington


Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/275773-former-gop-rep-livingston-warns-of-gridlock-if-frank-joins-senate#ixzz2H8cj35c2

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Reply Former GOP Rep. Livingston warns of gridlock if Frank joins Senate Read more: http://thehill.com/bl (Original post)
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Response to Mass (Original post)

Sat Jan 5, 2013, 04:18 PM

1. Like there wouldn't be any gridlock without a Barney Frank.....these people are a HOOT.

Seriously.

I wish there was a Congressional seat eject button option whenever something stupid comes out of the GOP's piehole.

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Response to Mass (Original post)

Sat Jan 5, 2013, 04:19 PM

2. Barney could hardly get a more glowing recommendation

than a thumbs-down from "Youthful Indiscretion" Livingston.

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Response to Mass (Original post)

Sat Jan 5, 2013, 04:19 PM

3. So tired of these delicate flowers and their bullshit threats

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Response to Mass (Original post)

Sat Jan 5, 2013, 04:31 PM

4. "abrasive personality"

Is this guy talking about Frank or his own party?

"MORE gridlock"???


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Response to Mass (Original post)

Sat Jan 5, 2013, 05:18 PM

5. Being a disgraced former congressman certaily qualifies this blow hard to assess Frank's

potential effectiveness in a body he has no experience serving in. Kudos to The Hill for sharing this insight with us.

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Response to Mass (Original post)

Sat Jan 5, 2013, 05:33 PM

6. LOL

All the more reason to appoint Frank now!

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Sat Jan 5, 2013, 07:31 PM

7. LOL: Former DISGRACED GOP Rep. Livingston. nt

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Response to Mass (Original post)

Sat Jan 5, 2013, 07:32 PM

8. Fuck Livingston.

If he wanted less gridlock, he's tell all of the Republican senators to resign immediately.

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