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Banks respond to recession, layoffs

...underwriter. The underwriter may be the Veterans Administration or the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. (known as Freddie Mac) or Federal National Mortgage (known as Fannie Mae), each of which would have different terms and conditions...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010902/Biz_banks.shtml
Business
Pre-empt the next crisis

...big fall. That means we need to keep interest rates at rational levels. We need to largely privatize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which pool mortgages into investment securities. The cruelest cut of all: We need to slash the tax giveaways that...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-03-27/pre-empt-next-crisis
Opinion
Payroll tax cut bill boosts cost of new mortgages

...mortgage giants, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, charge to insure home mortgages...for business with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which have the backing of the...mortgages are backed by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the FHA.President Barack...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2011-12-18/payroll-tax-cut-bill-boosts-cost-new-
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Outside Editorial: Fannie and Freddie were at heart of crisis

...lawsuit against six former top executives of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac rightly moves the spotlight toward the government's...Enforcement Director Robert Khuzami put it, "Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac executives told the world that their subprime exposure...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-12-29/fannie-and-freddie-were-heart-crisis
Opinion
From the go, roller-coaster GOP White House race

...Gingrich of "serial hypocrisy." Gingrich's ties to Freddie Mac, the federally backed mortgage company, came under...labeled Gingrich an "influence peddler," and tied his Freddie Mac connection to the housing crisis that has hit hard in...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-02-13/go-roller-coaster-gop-white-house-rac
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Con: Is President Obama hurting the economy?

...and commercial banks, AIG, the largest insurance company; and the government sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, were effectively insolvent - owing more than their assets were worth. So what needed to be done? There are two textbook...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062510/opi_661352635.shtml
opinion
Outside editorial: Don't mean to HARP

...Affordable Refinance Program, was designed to help non-delinquent borrowers refinance mortgages held by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, even if they owed more than 80 percent of the value of their homes, up to a maximum of 105 percent. The administration...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070909/opi_461487486.shtml
Pre-empt the next crisis

...big fall. That means we need to keep interest rates at rational levels. We need to largely privatize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which pool mortgages into investment securities. The cruelest cut of all: We need to slash the tax giveaways that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032811/opi_806547100.shtml
Opinion
Three years after the meltdown: holding the banks accountable

...billion and reforms of bank practices.The Federal Housing Finance Agency has sued 18 banks for misleading Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac about risky loans in mortgage securities that the banks sold to those entities, resulting in more than $30 billion...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-09-13/three-years-after-meltdown-holding-ba
Opinion
Gingrich says rivals' criticism taking a toll

...time in Washington and his role with mortgage company Freddie Mac, a quasi-government agency.Gingrich's consulting...an ad accusing him of "serial hypocrisy" for taking Freddie Mac's checks.During a Friday appearance on Jay Leno's...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2011-12-18/gingrich-says-rivals-criticism-taking
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