It is time to close both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac—the government-sponsored mortgage giants. Read More.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac followed policies that enabled Americans to make low down payments on home purchases. This study analyzes how government-sponsored affordable lending efforts impacted homeownership rates. Read More.
Solutions 2016 provides candidates for elected office the ability to quickly identify the key issues of the day and present clear policy recommendations, supported by facts, for addressing them. Read more.
The 2008 collapse of the housing market had many causes, including subprime mortgages, lax lending standards, and land use regulations. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac must be eliminated to allow for a better-functioning, private housing finance industry and to eliminate the risk of taxpayer-funded bailouts. Land use deregulation will also help revive housing markets.
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Over the past decade, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the federal government’s primary consumer protection agency, has pursued and settled over 50 enforcement actions against — Read more
Co-hosted byClashes between religious believers on one side and the state and elite culture on the other have reached a fevered pitch. This has — Read more
North Korea’s 2016 nuclear and missile tests underscored the regime’s continued defiance of the international community and its growing capabilities. Pyongyang’s testing of a — Read more
The Federal Reserve is ultimately accountable to the public and Congress, but its independence has long been viewed as a necessary condition for sound monetary — Read more
Panel I (11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)David Frederick, Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel PLLCScott Keller, Solicitor General of TexasKannon Shanmugam, Williams & Connolly — Read more
In May, the Obama Administration released a “significant guidance” letter requiring all schools receiving federal funds to treat students according to their stated “gender identity” — Read more
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