With nine months to go before the presidential election, special-interest groups have already spent $14 million on their favorites. The spending spree is sure to continue until November. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
With a possible recession looming, Washington is mulling changes to allow federally backed lenders to take on more debt. It could help some homeowners, but is the plan too risky? Jeremy Hobson reports.
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