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Saturday | Norwalk Citizen News

After long wait, ranchers find relief from USDA

An early-season blizzard had just pounded South Dakota, and no one had seen such devastation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Kristi Noem, Republican, US House of Representatives, United States Department of Agriculture, US Senate, Democrat, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Miami Herald

Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials

The computer upgrade designed to make South Dakota's Medicaid billing system more useful and efficient is mired in legal disputes, entangled with a federal bureaucracy and stalled by a recalcitrant vendor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Thune, Representative Kristi Noem, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, South Dakota, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health

OpenSecrets

Banking Industry Has Connections to Shape Mortgage Overhaul

This month, the Senate Banking Committee is set to consider a bill to overhaul the mortgage finance system, most notably by getting rid of the government-owned mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over five years.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Financial Services, Fannie Mae, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, Mike Crapo, Bob Corker

Thu Apr 17, 2014

National Mortgage News

HUD's Donovan Works to Rally Liberals Behind GSE Bill

Learn about this year's finalists and see who won the 2013 MT Award. 2013 MT Awards: 10X Award The 10X Award honors a company, product or technology that's had an exponential impact on mortgage finance.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mike Crapo, Democrat

TheStreet.com

Blackstone Discusses Fannie and Freddie Stake

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Related Topix: Mozilla, TheStreet, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mike Crapo, Business News

The Miami Herald

SD Democrat Weiland raises $204K during 1Q of 2014

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland has raised nearly $204,000 during the first three months of 2014 for his campaign to win the seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Tim Johnson.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mike Rounds, US Governors

NAFCU

at White House again, updates CUs on housing finance reform

April 17, 2014 - NAFCU's senior staff, in a new video, updated credit unions on the status of housing reform discussions in Congress and action NAFCU is taking to ensure credit unions' interests in any final housing reform plan.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mike Crapo

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Daily Beast

Dem Brings in Country - Cash'By David Freedlander

If you are going to pay homage to Johnny Cash on the campaign trail, you could dress in all black, dabble with drugs, and challenge your opponent to a barroom brawl.

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Related Topix: Johnny Cash, Country, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, South Dakota, South Dakota Government, Mike Rounds, US Governors

National Mortgage News

Small Lenders Fear GSE Reform Bill Could Endanger Them

Learn about this year's finalists and see who won the 2013 MT Award. Charlie Keating, who died on March 31, epitomized an era today's mortgage lenders would do well to remember as low-yielding portfolio assets tempt them to take bigger risks.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mike Crapo, Democrat

Townhall

Johnson-Crapo Signals the Triumphant Return of Barney Frank to Washington

With so many Democrat retirements this year, one might think Republicans on Capitol Hill would seize the offensive in promoting a conservative agenda with the political winds blowing at their back.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Barney Frank, Democrat, US Politics, Tax, Financial Services, Fannie Mae, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Senate, Opinion

Mobridge Tribune Online

No stars shining during senate debate

South Dakotans are in for quite a ride when it comes to their choice for candidates who are seeking Tim Johnson's U.S. Senate seat.

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Related Topix: South Dakota, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Dennis Daugaard

Bloomberg

HUD Secretary Urges Civil Rights Groups to Support Housing Bill

Civil rights groups should back a bipartisan Senate effort to remake the nation's housing finance system "despite its imperfections," U.S. Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan said today.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mike Crapo

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

FEC Report: Pressler Raised Less Than $10K

Tuesday marks the deadline for South Dakota's U.S. Senate candidates to file their quarterly campaign reports with the Federal Election Commission.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Financial Services, Federal Election Commission

TheStreet.com

PIMCO Sees Flaw in Obama Fannie Freddie Wind-down Plan

NEW YORK --PIMCO, one of the world's largest asset managers, has joined a growing chorus of critics of legislation proposed by Sens. Tim Johnson and Mike Crapo which is widely seen as President Obama's favorite plan to reform the U.S. housing market by winding down Fannie Mae In an essay published over the weekend in Barron's , newly-appointed ... (more)

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Related Topix: TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, Mike Crapo, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

News Max

Phony Fannie-Freddie Reform Empowers the Left

Ever since the phrase appeared in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet," and its variations have become familiar expressions.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Fannie Mae, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, Mike Crapo, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US House of Representatives, Carolyn Maloney

Daily Kos

South Dakota senate race 2014

I am writing about all the competitive senate races. These diaries will be updated on Yahoo! as I hear about new material.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Thune, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, South Dakota, South Dakota Government, Mike Rounds, US Governors, Barack Obama

Business Wire

CCAGW Warns of the GSEsa Debt Bomb

The letter reads as follows: "Last month, a senior Treasury Department official called for giving the outstanding debt and mortgage-backed securities obligations of the government-sponsored housing enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac the explicit 'full faith and credit' of the United States government.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, Mike Crapo, Financial Services, Fannie Mae, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Treasury

Mon Apr 14, 2014

NAFCU

Discussions with White House continue on GSE reform

April 15, 2014 - NAFCU Vice President of Legislative Affairs Brad Thaler and Director of Regulatory Affairs Mike Coleman took part in another meeting held by White House and administration officials Monday on housing finance reform , particularly on regulatory issues that could arise from the draft Johnson-Crapo reform package.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mike Crapo, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Housing Wire

Moody's: Johnson-Crapo could ramp up issuance of private-label RMBS

The Johnson-Crapo housing reform measure is slated for markup April 29, and a report by Moody's Investors Services says the GSE package could help kick-start issuance in the private-label residential mortgage-backed securities.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maxine Waters, US Senate, Republican, Mike Crapo

National Mortgage News

Senate Banking Leaders May Delay Vote on GSE Reform

Learn about this year's finalists and see who won the 2013 MT Award. Charlie Keating, who died on March 31, epitomized an era today's mortgage lenders would do well to remember as low-yielding portfolio assets tempt them to take bigger risks.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mike Crapo, Bob Corker

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