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Obama Mortgage Plan

Homes, Banks, and Politics: Round 2 of Settlement Talks

Mike Lux | Posted 06.06.2012 | Home
Mike Lux

There are two big ways for more mortgage write-downs to happen, and two big goals progressives should have for the financial fraud task force.

Eastwood Meets West Wing: No Permanent Foreclosure Crisis?

Adam Levin | Posted 04.10.2012 | Home
Adam Levin

What kind of America do those who advocate debt forgiveness envision? Unless you believe that Gingrich's moon colonies will vastly increase supply in the coming years, you must believe that our collective future is rather bleak.

Showdown for the Banks, Showtime for Obama

Robert Kuttner | Posted 04.06.2012 | Home
Robert Kuttner

If the mortgage settlement turns out to be the final installment of relief for homeowners, it will be a colossal failure, both as economics and as justice.

Sam Stein

Obama Administration And Banks Near Deal On Mortgage Fraud Legal Liability | Sam Stein | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration, state attorneys general, and, perhaps, the nation's largest banks are close to a final settlement on the years...

Are Schneiderman and Liberal Groups Selling Out to Obama on Bank Fraud?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 03.26.2012 | Home
Richard (RJ) Eskow

If the president thought his mortgage investigation announcement would be an easy sell to progressive critics, he was only half right at best.

Obama's Plan For Troubled Mortgages: Too Little, Too Late | Posted 11.09.2011 | Home

It was almost a blink-and-you-miss-it moment in President Barack Obama’s jobs speech, but for about 20 seconds—after he urged Congress to pass his...

What is Fair?

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joe Peyronnin

These are not ordinary times, so extraordinary steps must be taken. While differences of opinion should be heard, at the end of the day actions must be taken now.

Obama Foreclosure Speech: Housing Plan (FULL TEXT)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Barack Obama announced his plan to reduce foreclosures at Dobson High School in Mesa, Arizona Wednesday. The $75 billion plan could prevent up to 9 mi...