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Items Tagged with 'Bob Corker'


Sen. Bob Corker: Senate deal is very possible

October 14, 2013
Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said Monday a debt deal may be forthcoming with talks between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican leader Mitch McConnell continuing.
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Yellen may be too dovish for Sen. Corker

October 9, 2013
Although Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen is likely to be confirmed as Ben Bernanke's replacement, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., is asking questions about whether a Yellen Fed would continue to depend on aggressive monetary policies.
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Housing Finance Reform bill draws praise from mortgage market

June 25, 2013
A bipartisan group of senators issued a bill to extinguish the existing government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Tuesday.The legislation calls for a new government...
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Senators launch bill to boost secondary mortgage market

June 25, 2013
A bipartisan group of senators took a stand against the existing government-sponsored enterprises this week.Their strategy—drafting a bill to replace Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with...
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Sen. Corker builds upon GSE reform

May 28, 2013
Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., is leading a bipartisan group in the hopes of creating legislation that is constructed to reform the housing finance system, particularly winding...
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Senators Warren, Corker reach across the aisle on GSE reform

March 14, 2013
Four Senators are crossing party lines to propose a GSE reform bill that would prevent the government from using guarantee-fee hikes at Fannie Mae and Freddie...
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Can Corker, White House reach deal over Cordray confirmation?

February 25, 2013
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., believes he's finally found an opportunity to restructure parts of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, while still giving President Obama what...
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Galante signals cessation of FHA-insured reverse mortgage product

December 19, 2012
Carol Galante, acting commissioner of the Federal Housing Agency, informed a U.S. senator that the FHA is calling for a moratorium on its Standard Fixed Rate...
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Senate Republicans may be on board with more HARP expansions

May 24, 2012
Senate Republicans are considering some Democrat proposals to expand refinancing to even more Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac borrowers.The Federal Housing Finance Agency expanded HARP last...
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Paul Volcker calls for the death of modern securitization

May 22, 2012
The Senate Banking Committee is back at it again. The storied senators are bemoaning their lack of courage in creating a reform package for the government-sponsored...
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