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Franklin Raines

Regulator Defends Millions In Fannie, Freddie Legal Fees

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The federal regulator overseeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac stood by his approval of millions of taxpayer dollars for legal fees de...

Mortgage Giants Leave Legal Bills To The Taxpayers

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Since the government took over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, taxpayers have spent more than $160 million defending the mortgage finance companies and th...

Countrywide VIP Gave Fannie Mae "Sweetheart Deals"

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The former Countrywide Financial Corp. gave preferential loans to more than three dozen employees of Fannie Mae while the two giant...

Financial Crisis Financiers: Where Are They Now? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

UPDATE: AIG's Joseph Cassano is BACK in U.S. soil. Check out info on his "surprisingly modest" home here. Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Well...

NYT: Government Pays Legal Bills For Executives That Defrauded The Government

New York Times | GRETCHEN MORGENSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As a result of the Fannie takeover, taxpayers are paying millions of dollars in legal defense bills for three top former executives, including Frankli...

The Worst CEOs Ever

businessinsider.com | Kamelia Angelova|Jun. 5, 2009, 3:15 PM|21 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

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Jason Linkins

So-Called Experts: How To Read Yourself Out Of Economic Misery

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's something that I missed with the unfolding Sarah Palin fiasco belching its syrupy goodness all over the internet. In yesterday's Washington Po...