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Alphonso Jackson

Countrywide Phone Calls: Lawmakers Want More Information About VIP Program That Lent To Politicians

Wall Street Journal | JOHN R. EMSHWILLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The discovery that Countrywide Financial Corp. recorded phone conversations with borrowers in a controversial mortgage program that included public of...

Blaxploitation, GOP Style

Russ Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russ Baker

Tthe GOP is stepping up efforts to stress diversity, but is resorting to a tried-and-true W. tactic: the promotion of compromised, disreputable individuals -- a kind of lemon diversity that only highlights their cynicism and contempt for the public.

Chris Dodd, Kent Conrad Tied To Countrywide Scandal

Conde Nast Portfolio | Daniel Golden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two U.S. senators, two former Cabinet members, and a former ambassador to the United Nations received loans from Countrywide Financial through a littl...

Housing Secretary Alphonso Jackson Resigns

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — HUD Secretary Alphonso Jackson, his tenure tarnished by allegations of political favoritism and a criminal investigation, announced...

FBI Probing Possible Sweetheart Deal For HUD Secretary's Pal

AP | PETE YOST and LARA JAKES JORDAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The FBI is examining the ties between Housing Secretary Alphonso Jackson and a friend who was paid $392,000 by Jackson's department as a construction ...