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The federal $75 million Making Home Affordable program is supposed to keep some of the 5 million Americans on the verge of foreclosure from losing their homes.
That’s if the loans they want to refinance are backed by the federal mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. And if they don’t have a second mortgage or private mortgage insurance that can hinder refinancing. And if the cost of refinancing is worth the lower interest rates. And if lenders have been able to update their computer systems to work with the program.
And, it turns out, if homeowners don’t mind watching their credit scores drop by as much as 100 points.
Republican candidate in VA-03 steps down, leaving two candidates who leave a lot to be desired with the challenge of tackling Rep. Bobby Scott (D)
Recently, Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-11th) voted in favor of the health care legislation. In return for his vote, the Democratic National Committee and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) aired television ads praising Connolly for his recent vote in favor of his vote to push through government run health care. One has to ask: Who does Connolly represent?
As passage of the latest encroachment into the lives of everyday Americans was signed last week by President Obama, politicians on the Left are cheering that we are finally catching up to Europe. I have seen many signs proclaiming “Healthcare is a Human Right” which I find strange considering healthcare insurance did not exist 100 […]
Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04) joins Jim Hoeft on Virginia Politics on Demand to talk healthcare, the national debt, international policy, and a warning for 2nd and Fifth District GOP candidates.
Michael McPadden’s former campaign manager releases torrent of allegations against McPadden and apologizes to VA-05 voters in latest development in race to battle Representative Tom Perriello
Once a decade the US government conducts a census to determine how many representatives each state can send to Congress. The representation is regardless whether a person is a man or a woman, white or black, young or old. A few questions on the 2010 Census are concerning to me: Question #2 asks us to […]