Michele Bachmann Benefited From Federal Home Loan Program Before Calling For Dismantling It

07/27/2011 09:45 am ET | Updated Sep 26, 2011

Just a few weeks before Bachmann called for dismantling the programs during a House Financial Services Committee hearing, she and her husband signed for a $417,000 home loan to help finance their move to a 5,200-square-foot golf-course home, public records show. Experts who examined the loan documents for The Washington Post say that they are confident the loan was backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac.

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