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  • Housing relief, AIDS bills: Bush's pen

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush is signing some big bills today before Congress leaves town at week's end: This morning, Bush signed the Housing and Economic Recovery Act, aimed at easing the home mortgage crisis but also making the federal...
  • Hump Day Happenings

     
    More bad economic news provides a background beat to the campaign: Freddie Mac slashes dividends. Barack Obama seems to have hit a ceiling he can't break in very close polling (and for that matter, so has John McCain). So for...

    Cuomo at HUD and the federal home loan mess

     
    Andrew Cuomo???s tenure as federal Housing and Urban Development secretary and how it contributed to today???s mortgage crisis receives an in-depth look here from the Village Voice???s Wayne Barrett. The report shows that Cuomo???s drive to increase...

    Top 10 Monday matters

     
    Combat intensifies between Russian and Georgian troops. Iraq's foreign minister says any security agreement requires a "very clear timeline" for withdrawal of U.S. troops. McCain and Obama exchange barbs on the Iraq war. Financial losses continue to mount...

    Fannie, Freddie and you the taxpayer

     
    (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) by Frank James "Quasi private companies" is a term we won't be using anymore to describe Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac after today apparently. They now, or soon, will fully belong to U.S. taxpayers....