Tales from the Trail

Washington Extra – Gift of the gas

April 24, 2012
 

Gasoline drips off a nozzle during refueling at a gas station in Altadena, California in this March 24, 2012 file photo. Picture taken March 24, 2012. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Romney presses Gingrich on Freddie Mac fees

January 23, 2012

Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign is turning the tables on Newt Gingrich, putting the squeeze on the former House Speaker to disclose details of his financial relationship with Freddie Mac.

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Troubled Freddie Mac exec was “straight arrow”

April 30, 2009

James Lockhart, head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency

James Lockhart, head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency

The chief financial officer at Freddie Mac who died in an apparent suicide was a capable executive who had no involvement in any improper accounting, according to Freddie Mac's federal regulator.

McCain, Obama nervous in last debate? Early gaffes…

October 16, 2008

Republican presidential contender John McCain and rival Democratic hopeful Barack Obama appeared to show a little nervousness in the early minutes of their third and final debate, rtx9lji.jpgeach committing minor gaffes.