Lawmakers are debating whether to bring Fannie Mae (FNM) and Freddie Mac (FRE) onto the...

|About: Freddie Mac (FMCC)|By:, SA News Editor

Lawmakers are debating whether to bring Fannie Mae (FNM) and Freddie Mac (FRE) onto the government's books, raising the federal deficit by tens of billions of dollars. According to CBO estimates, Fannie and Freddie's bailout has cost the gov't $291B to date and could cost another $99B over the next decade.