Republicans Feel Heat on Fannie and Freddie from Mortgage Industry

By: Tuesday January 25, 2011 9:35 am

The Treasury Department will delay their report on how to deal with the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Originally scheduled for the end of the month, it will now get released in mid-February. Republicans grumbled about the “great concern” over the delay in the release. But their concern, if anything, is connected to [...]

New Financial Services Chair Bachus Wants to Dismantle Dodd-Frank

By: Thursday November 4, 2010 12:04 pm

Political observers are gearing up for the battle over repealing health care, which could lead to a government shutdown. And we all know that cap and trade is dead, and whatever progress gets made on energy in the next two years will happen on the nuclear/clean coal/natural gas side of the ledger. But what about [...]

WSJ Leaks Cat Food Commission’s Social Security Deliberations

By: Friday August 20, 2010 7:20 am

Despite distrusting Mike Allen’s version of events at all times, there’s no question that the Administration resurrected a deficit panel that the Senate killed, and the President staffed it with a number of people who would be open to Social Security benefit cuts. And that set of decisions is bearing fruit on the panel, according [...]

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