GSE reform captures political attention

The federal takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac was the placing into conservatorship of the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Federal National Mortgage Association and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) by the U.S. Treasury in September 2008. It was one of the financial events among many in the ongoing subprime mortgage crisis.

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A key issue in GSE reform talks is whether moderates like Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., can support it and how hard progressives like Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., may fight it. Bloomberg News However, the bill faces political headwinds, including opposition from consumer groups that worry the plan does not go as far as the current system to support affordable housing.

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