Topic: Fannie Mae
Rep. Darrell Issa, who is set to take over the chairmanship of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has made no secret of his love of hearings. He wants hundreds of them.
11/09/2010 05:54 pm
Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) has championed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for 30 years, despite the hundreds of billions of dollars it cost taxpayers after the 2008 bailout.
11/02/2010 07:10 pm
Are Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac subsidizing predatory lending practices?
11/02/2010 05:00 pm
Concerns are rising that faulty mortgage paperwork may spawn a boom in lawsuits against big banks. For now, a second financial crisis seems unlikely – but not impossible.
10/28/2010 09:06 pm
President Obama and congressional Democrats could have pursued sensible policies that promote growth and fairness. They didn't. And now voters stand ready to support the Republicans' pro-growth agenda in midterm elections next week.
10/28/2010 12:05 pm
The foreclosure crisis over paperwork may sting big banks and slow the foreclosure process, but it is unlikely to have lasting effects on the housing market, say financial experts.
10/22/2010 07:58 pm
The race has long been considered a slam-dunk for Barney Frank, but now it's getting some attention. That's partly because of his status as a powerful Democrat that Republicans love to hate.
10/19/2010 07:10 pm
Bank of America will resume home foreclosures in 23 states despite claims that documents used in the process were flawed.
10/18/2010 11:23 pm
Towering mortgage debt continues to fuel the housing crisis. What policies could help reduce the number of foreclosed homes?
10/12/2010 06:06 pm
Some commentators are touting the 'reduction' in the deficit between FY2009 and FY2010. But that's using Fed revenues to mask the truth: the budget rose $285 billion.
10/12/2010 01:00 pm