The Ever-Important Function of Fannie Mae

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In this segment of The Motley Fool's everything-financials show, Where The Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson address the recent discussion in Washington to get rid of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and remind investors of the real purpose of these institutions.

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