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$25 billion foreclosure settlement announced

Feb 9, 2012
Five big banks punished for illegal lending practices.
Posted In: mortgage crisis, robosigning, President Obama, foreclosures, Housing

Delaware AG Biden: Mortgage deal not enough

Feb 7, 2012
Forty states have signed on to a settlement deal with the nation's largest banks, while Delaware and other hold-out states try for a better deal.
Posted In: foreclosures, Beau Biden, Housing, mortgage settlement

Getting foreclosures wrong may cost banks billions

Feb 6, 2012
National State Attorneys General Program Director James Tierney discusses why it has taken so long to reach a multi-state settlement with big banks over shady foreclosure practices during the housing crisis.
Posted In: foreclosures, mortgage, homeowner, mortgage settlement

Foreclosures on hold for the holidays

Dec 19, 2011
Big lenders are halting foreclosures for the next two weeks. But after the new year, foreclosures will speed up again.
Posted In: Housing, foreclosures

California, Nevada attorneys general join forces

Dec 6, 2011
Attorneys General Kamala Harris of California and Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada discuss their plans to work together on investigating and prosecuting mortgage fraud.
Posted In: foreclosures, mortgage fraud

Support for labor unions vs. support for big corporations

Feb 18, 2011
These final notes today. First of all, a follow-up to our item earlier this week about the guy in Philadelphia who's trying to foreclose on Wells...
Posted In: foreclosures, labor, Wisconsin

A different kind of foreclosure battle

Feb 17, 2011
This final note today, in which the foreclosure shoe is on the other foot. You know how we were explaining earlier how some of the big banks have...
Posted In: foreclosures

MIDDAY UPDATE: State of the Union, cocoa prices, Academy Award nominations

Jan 25, 2011
President Barack Obama is expected to discuss the economy, unemployment, and the deficit in tonight's State of the Union address. But Senator Jeff...
Posted In: Barack Obama, brunch, budget, cocoa, foreclosures, Jeff Merkley, mid-day update, Obama, Oscars, Paul Ryan, Republican response, State of the Union

MIDDAY UPDATE: foreclosure trials, distracted drivers, and haggis

Jan 24, 2011
A federal court in Delaware will hear two cases regarding whether two bankrupt sub-prime mortgage lenders can destroy thousands of boxes of...
Posted In: Auto, bankruptcy, cell phones, Delaware, department of transporation, foreclosures, haggis, mid-day update

Massachusetts court makes foreclosure decision

Jan 7, 2011
This final note today, an update on the mortgage paperwork mess that was much in the news before Thanksgiving, the stories about robosigners...
Posted In: Banks, foreclosures, Housing

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