Housing Crisis

Barney Frank: No Bailout For Fannie, Freddie

  • DannyG
  • September. 29. 2008
Fox News unearthed 2003 video of Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., saying that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac weren't facing a crisis and shouldn't be bailed out if they failed. Full video.

The Imminent Death Of Suburbia

  • Jpoor
  • August. 7. 2008
A CBS "Evening News" segment argued that suburban life is ending. The claim was made based on the writings of a doom-and-gloom author that have been around for 15 years.

NBC's Doomsday Economic Reporting

The May 2 "NBC Nightly News" delivered a ridiculously shallow story, based on two anecdotes and a couple of advocates, to prove rising prices are forcing the elderly out of their homes and into vans.

Is John McCain 'Heartless' On The Housing Issue?

  • StuJ
  • April. 18. 2008
In an interview with Republican presidential nominee John McCain, CNN's Dana Bash asked if some voters might think he's heartless for not supporting government bailouts in the housing market.

Ask And Ye Shall Receive A Lower Interest Rate

  • Jpoor
  • April. 14. 2008
CNN senior correspondent Allan Chernoff reported on the mortgage meltdown by noting that a housing counselor helped a woman lower her interest rate. She appealed to her bank for a lower rate and the bank...