FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2010 file photo, then-House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., right, huddles with the committee's then-ranking Republican Rep. Spencer Bachus, ... more 
FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2010 file photo, then-House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., right, huddles with the committee's then-ranking Republican Rep. Spencer Bachus, R-Ala. on Capitol Hill in Washington. Shutting down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should fit seamlessly into the Republican drive to shrink government. After all, it has cost taxpayers $150 billion to keep the ailing mortgage giants afloat and many in both parties would rather let the private sector handle their role in financing the nation’s $11.3 trillion residential mortgage market. less 
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