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Volume 15 - Number 1

December 30, 2014

GOP Lawmakers Suggest Fannie And Freddie Are Lobbying Again

The head of the House Financial Services GSE Subcommittee called on the Federal Housing Finance Agency to look into whether Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have resumed lobbying and other political activities, which were barred when the GSEs were put in conservatorship in 2008. Political activity by Fannie and Freddie has long been a bone of contention for many GOP members of Congress, who believe that lobbying, campaign contributions and advertising ...

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