HUD's Priority: Stemming Foreclosures President-elect Barack Obama's choice for secretary of Housing and Urban Development got a friendly welcome at his Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday. Shaun Donovan said his top priority at HUD will be to address the foreclosure crisis, which he said has led to some 2 million families losing their homes last year.
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HUD's Priority: Stemming Foreclosures

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STEVE INSKEEP, Host:

President-elect Obama attended a dinner party last night, and you might be a bit surprised to hear who broke bread with the Democratic president-to-be. The dinner was hosted by the conservative columnist George Will at his home in the Washington suburb of Chevy Chase, Maryland, and conservative pundits Bill Crystal and David Brooks were also among those in attendance, according to reporters. We have no word yet on whether Mr. Obama has invited his dining companions to a return visit to what will be his new home in Washington.

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