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Fannie Mae Responds to Hensarling Critiques

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Rep. Jeb Hensarling, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, said on Friday that the committee would be launching a full investigation into recent allegations in a Bloomberg report that high-ranking Fannie Mae employees were intentionally violating their government prohibition ...

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House Bill Could Exclude Attorneys from FDCPA

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The House Financial Services Committee recently advanced a bill, H.R. 5082, that could have major implications for the default servicing industry, and most especially the law firms that work within it. The bill amends the definition of “debt collectors” under ...

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Ginnie Mae’s Bright Future

The House Financial Services Committee grilled Ginnie Mae’s Michael Bright on the challenges and concerns that face the agency, from e-mortgages to natural disasters.

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CHOICE Hearing Highlights Political Divide

The House Financial Services held its second hearing on the Financial CHOICE Act today, and what resulted was a deepening of party lines. Heated arguments between representatives on both sides of the aisle took place, with one Democrat even calling the bill the "Wrong Choice Act."

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Parties Spar Over Merits of CHOICE Act

The introduction of the CHOICE Act—the Republicans’ proposed alternative to Dodd-Frank—last month by Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) has sparked even more fierce debate between the parties in his Committee.

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