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Awaiting the Verdict on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

By Sang Hyun Park Published March 10, 2015

The housing giants are back in business. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's consistent earnings since the bailout has made a convincing case for its continued operations despite Congress' initial plan to wind them down. With the two enterprises thriving once again, policymakers will need an answer soon as legal challenges mount against their conservatorship.