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Obama Promoted Housing Plan During Visit To James Lee Community Center In Falls Church

The Obama administration is trying to fix a stubborn drag on the economy by allowing all homeowners to refinance their mortgages at lower interest rates even if they owe more than their homes are worth.


Mitt Romney's primary win in Florida showed that his campaign strategy has been adapted to be more aggressive. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Analysis: Romney Proves He’s Tough And Adaptable

Mitt Romney’s resounding win in the Florida GOP primary is a warning shot to any Democrats who think the former Massachusetts governor will be a soft target.


The GOP presidential nominees go back and forth on immigration issues during Thursday's CNN debate. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney, Gingrich Exchange Barbs On Immigration

Newt Gingrich cast Mitt Romney as the most anti-immigrant candidate of the four contenders for the Republican presidential nomination in campaign debate Thursday night in Hispanic-heavy Florida.


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Gingrich’s Former Company To Release Freddie Mac Contract

WASHINGTON (AP) — A consulting firm founded by Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has agreed to release contracts with mortgage giant Freddie Mac that paid the company $1.6 million. The release would come months after […]

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Romney Defends Investments, Readies Tax Returns

Mitt Romney’s campaign is defending his investments in government-backed housing lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac even as it gets ready to release the GOP presidential candidate’s recent income tax returns.

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Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich speak during the ABC News GOP Debate on Dec. 10, 2011 in Des Moines, Iowa.

Romney To Gingrich: Return $1.6 Million Freddie Mac Gave You

Mitt Romney on Monday aggressively criticized rival Newt Gingrich and called on him to return the estimated $1.6 million he received for providing strategic advice to Freddie Mac, the quasi-government agency that guarantees home mortgages.