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Efforts Intensify to Rein In Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae

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Efforts Intensify to Rein In Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae

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Efforts Intensify to Rein In Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae

Efforts Intensify to Rein In Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae

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The Bush administration is increasing oversight of home-mortgage financial giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, both of which are part public, part private corporations. The move comes amid cries from private financial firms that the two corporations have become too large. Hear NPR's Peter Overby.