Obama Taps Congressman To Oversee Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
May 1, 2013
The Obama administration announced a new head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the conservator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. North Carolina Democrat and veteran congressman Melvin Watt ousts the current controversial head.
Kojo reviews Maryland's primary results and what they mean for the region and November's elections. The Supreme Court hears arguments in the case of Virginia's former governor. And a major funder of youth programs in the District is bankrupt.
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