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Conservative seniors buy ads critical of housing changes

WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative seniors group with ties to the billionaire Koch brothers on Monday announced $1.5 million in ads against seven members of the Senate Banking Committee in the hopes of derailing a […]

03/31/2014

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Richmond, Calif. looks to seize loans to ease mortgages

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When the mayor of Richmond, Calif., and a gaggle of activists and homeowners showed up at the Wells Fargo Bank headquarters in downtown San Francisco this month, they were on a […]

08/25/2013

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Obama to urge Congress to shutter Fannie, Freddie

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama, seeking to buffer taxpayers from future housing market downturns, will urge Congress this week to back bipartisan efforts to shutter Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the mortgage-giants bailed out […]

08/05/2013

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White House says deficit is shrinking

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday that the federal budget deficit for the current fiscal year will shrink to $759 billion. That’s more than $200 billion less than the administration predicted just three […]

07/08/2013

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2013 deficit estimate lowered to $642 billion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The budget deficit for the current year is projected to come in well below what was estimated just a few months ago, a development that could further curb the already slowing momentum […]

05/14/2013

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Obama naming NC’s Watt for housing post

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama intends to nominate Rep. Melvin Watt to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the government regulator that oversees lending giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, a White House official said Tuesday.

04/30/2013

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Obama’s jobs proposals at a glance

WASHINGTON (AP) — The President’s emphasis on job creation recycles old ideas and introduces new ones, many of which face long odds in a divided Congress where the GOP has little appetite for more spending, raised taxes or new burdens on business.

02/13/2013

Will 'Harp 2' rescue you?

Does the new F-H-A refinance program help you? Freddie and Fannie roll out Harp 2 — will it pull you out from your underwater mortgage? This and more on Thursday, March 8, on Money 101 […]

03/07/2012

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