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October 31, 2013

Mel Watt’s confirmation blocked

Efforts to confirm long-time Charlotte congressman Mel Watt as the head of the agency overseeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were dealt a major setback Thursday after Republicans blocked a key vote in the Senate.

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