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Double Take 'Toons: Do The Freddie?

An NPR/ProPublica investigation revealed that Freddie Mac made multibillion-dollar bets against homeowners being able to obtain lower mortgage rates — even as it tightened rules that made it more difficult for homeowners to refinance. R.J. Matson explains Freddie Mac's alleged conflict in plain language, while from 2008, Matt Wuerker reminds us how the trouble started. R.J. Matson/The St. Louis Post Dispatch hide caption

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