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Skimm This: Mortgage Giants, Hurricane Dorian, GOP Primaries

Sep 6, 2019

It’s September 6th. Today, we Skimm’d This: 

  • Big changes could be on the way for mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. 

  • Officials in the Bahamas are still assessing the damage from Hurricane Dorian, as the storm has moved on to batter the East Coast. 

  • Republican Party officials in four states are reportedly looking into canceling their presidential primaries. Which, yes, is a thing. 

  • And finally: Facebook gets into the dating game.

theSkimm: The Trump Administration wants to spin off Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as private companies. We’ve got the A to Z on Fannie and Freddie and what these proposed changes could mean for you, especially if you’re house shopping or hope to be one day. Meanwhile: Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the US today, after wreaking havoc in the Bahamas. If you want to help relief efforts, you can make a donation to one of these organizations. Also on today’s show: Republican officials in four states may cancel their presidential primaries, and can Facebook be trusted to keep your ‘secret crush’ secret?

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