In 2005-- Senator John McCain partnered with three other Senate Republicans to reform the government’s involvement in lending, after an attempt by the Bush administration died in Congress two years earlier. Democrats blocked the reform.
In 2005-- Barack Obama and the Congressional Black Caucus met with Fannie Mae for a "family" event. In 2005 Democrats also blocked reform of Fannie MaeGo to
click on video to hear Fannie Mae CEO talk about their "family" relationship to the Democrats & the Congressional Black Caucus, including Obama.