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Shahien Nasiripour

Student Loan Giant Reduces Disclosure Of Controversial Funding Source | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Sallie Mae, the nation’s largest student loan company, quietly removed from its latest quarterly report any reference to a cheap government-backed c...

Moody's Warns It May Downgrade Muni Debt Rating

Posted 08.30.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Walter Brandimarte) - Moody's on Wednesday warned it may downgrade some Aaa-rated U.S. states and municipalities if the country loses its to...

Inflated Home Appraisals Key In Plaintiff's Lawsuit Against Banks

New York Times | GRETCHEN MORGENSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Recent filings by two Federal Home Loan Banks -- in San Francisco and Seattle -- offer an intriguing way to clear this high hurdle. Lawyers representi...

Shahien Nasiripour

Barney Frank: Abolish Fannie and Freddie | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

House Democrat Barney Frank vowed on Friday to get rid of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as part of an overhaul of the country's taxpayer-...

Ryan Grim

House Dems To Sic Watchdog On Fannie, Freddie | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Democrats are working on a rapid legislative fix that would finally put an independent watchdog in place at the agency with authority over Fanni...

Ryan Grim

White House Told 'Multiple Times' Fannie, Freddie Had No Watchdog | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Whose fault is it that the federal agency that oversees five trillion dollars in mortgages hasn't had an independent inspector general for months? Not...