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How Much Capital Is Enough?

Michael A. Stegman / Blog August 15, 2016

Lawmakers must strive to find the sweet spot between protecting taxpayers against another government bailout and providing broad and affordable access to credit.

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Experts Discuss Risk Sharing to Engage Private Capital in Housing

Andy Winkler / Blog October 7, 2015

Senators Corker and Warner, the authors of legislation to reform the housing finance system, reflected about ongoing opportunities and frustrations.

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GSE reform just isn’t going to happen soon

Housing / News October 6, 2015

Seven years after Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were placed into conservatorship, there is still a lack of consensus on how to reform the GSEs.

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Senators Corker and Warner to Headline Housing Finance Reform Event

Housing / Press Release October 1, 2015

Seven years after Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were placed into conservatorship, there is still a lack of consensus on how to reform the GSEs.

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Housing Finance Reform: Opportunities and Obstacles of Risk Sharing

Housing / October 6, 2015 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. ET

Seven years after Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were placed into conservatorship, there is still a lack of consensus on how to reform the GSEs.

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UNSC Action Closes Door on Pursuit of Better Iran Deal

Blaise Misztal / Blog July 21, 2015

In making the case for the nuclear agreement with Iran, President Obama has favored one main argument: this deal is preferable to the other choices available.

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New U.S. president would struggle to ruin Iran deal, experts say

National Security / News July 14, 2015

Threats by Republican presidential candidates to scrap the nuclear agreement look difficult to carry out even if the party wins control of the White House.

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What Do U.S. Negotiating Team Changes Mean for Iran Nuclear Talks?

Jessica Michek / Blog June 17, 2015

In the nearly two years since Iran and the P5+1 countries agreed to the Joint Plan of Action, one thing is drastically different—the U.S. negotiating team.

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Congress Goes Off-Road with Highway Funding Bill

Ben Ritz / Blog June 16, 2015

Spending on transportation in the U.S. has been run off the road by policymakers who have neglected to arrange a sustainable source of revenue.

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GOP Budget Workarounds Raise Ire of Fiscal Hawks

Economy / News April 28, 2015

Some lawmakers say effort to avoid unpopular spending cuts relies on gimmicks.

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