Bob Corker

What’s keeping the Senate from confirming Ginnie Mae chief?


The housing finance agency, which is increasingly at the forefront of reform discussions, has been without a permanent chief for almost two years.


Ginnie Mae nominee deflects questions over GSE reform proposal


Michael Bright co-wrote a paper in 2016 that envisioned making the agency a backstop for the housing finance system, but appeared to distance himself from the proposal at his confirmation hearing.


Fannie-Freddie overhaul plan is dead for this year, senators say


Republican Bob Corker of Tennessee and Democrat Mark Warner of Virginia are acknowledging the legislative efforts to end government control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are dead, at least for now.