Statements about Housing
Says Rep. Ken Legler "voted against installing fire sprinklers and emergency power generators in nursing homes."
"My opponent here has accepted money from Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae (and) hosted subprime mortgage seminars."
Jeff Greene "is the king of the undercover Credit Default Swap that brought about the destruction of our economy that we have right now."
Bill McCollum explained his lack of action on mortgage fraud by saying, "You can't do everything."
"McCollum admitted he didn't think that the subprime mortgage crisis was a big deal, telling reporters he thought that the subprime collapse had been exaggerated by the media and investors and that 'it's not the end of the world.' "
Florida "has the second-highest foreclosure rate in the nation."
"I vetoed more than $3 billion in spending. Lawmakers and I cut taxes for 40,000 small businesses. Now Texas is No. 1 in job creation. The nation’s five best housing markets are right here in Texas. We balanced five state budgets and we cut state spending."
Senators who have accepted millions in campaign contributions from the financial industry voted against allowing bankruptcy judges to modify home mortgages.
"I said two years ago that the Fannie and Freddie thing was a very serious problem and we had to work on it."
John McCain said last year he didn't know of a solution to the mortgage crisis.
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