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WASHINGTON -- If you’ve been waiting for the long-anticipated news that the two dominant players in the home mortgage arena -- Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac -- finally have decided to overhaul their outdated credit scoring systems to expand homeownership opportunities for a broader range of consumers, sorry. Your wait just got a lot longer. There will be no modernization o…

By Maggie Haberman and Robert Pear WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump, after a halting start, is now marshaling the full power of his office to win over holdout conservatives and waffling senators to support the House Republicans’ replacement for the Affordable Care Act. There are East Room meetings, evening dinners and sumptuous lunches – even a White House bowling…

By Christi Parsons and Brian Bennett WASHINGTON — President Obama publicly accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of involvement in cyberattacks aimed at the U.S. election and leveled a threat on Friday — that the U.S. would retaliate, perhaps in ways no one but the Russians would see. Obama said he had “great confidence” in the assessment by U.S. intelligence agen…