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Why the US is backing Fannie, Freddie, and what could happen if it chose not to

By Ross Kerber
Globe Staff / July 15, 2008

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In the annals of government bailouts, the rescue of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is unusual. (Full article: 790 words)

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