Finding the middle ground
Washington Times - June 29, 2014 - June 29, 2014
June 29, 2014, By Kelley Riddell
Sen. Mike Crapo, Idaho Republican, has been in a yearlong tug of war to revamp the nation’s $10 trillion mortgage market.
The ranking member of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, has been fighting opponents on his left — who say his bill to overhaul Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac doesn’t do enough to help lower-income Americans find affordable housing — and those on his right, who claim the legislation he crafted with Sen. Tim Johnson, South Dakota Democrat, gives an explicit taxpayer-funded bailout to the banking industry.
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