A lack of stability in home prices has made it more difficult for the Obama administration to curb government's role in the country's mortgage-finance giants. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Uncertain Path Ahead For U.S. Mortgage Giants

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Egyptian Revolt Becomes Pressing Issue For U.S.

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In The Heartland, Obama Calls For Innovation

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The Charge To GE's CEO: Amp Up The U.S. Economy

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General Electric CEO To Head New Economic Panel

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Walmart Joins Push For Healthier Foods

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Can Washington Break Its Tax-Break Habit?

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White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs has announced that he will step down from his position at the White House in February to work on the upcoming 2012 campaign. He says the changes coming to the Obama administration amount to a "pretty major retooling." Roger L. Wollenberg/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama's White House Retooled

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DOT Tries To Resolve Trucking Dispute With Mexico

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William Daley Reportedly Eyed For White House Post

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Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) says he and Virginia Democrat Mark Warner have been talking regularly with roughly two dozen Senate colleagues about tackling the deficit. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Senators Start 'In The Middle' With Deficit Talks

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Biographer: Obama Used To Compromising

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Lawmakers applaud President Obama after he signed the health care overhaul in March. The bill could be subject to funding battles in the next Congress. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama's Next Hurdle: Funding His Plans

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The sticker distributed by the Union of Concerned Scientists in San Francisco this week. Union of Concerned Scientists hide caption

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Long Wait May Be Over For Science Guidelines

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