The headquarters of mortgage lender Freddie Mac is seen in Mclean, Virginia, near Washington, in this September 8, 2008 file photo. Freddie Mac, a top mortgage finance company the U.S. government is ... more 
The headquarters of mortgage lender Freddie Mac is seen in Mclean, Virginia, near Washington, in this September 8, 2008 file photo. Freddie Mac, a top mortgage finance company the U.S. government is depending on to help stabilize the housing market, said on March 11, 2009 it needs $30.8 billion from the Treasury to survive after a massive fourth-quarter loss. REUTERS/Jason Reed/Files less 
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