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September 19, 2008

Add disgraced former Fannie Mae CEO Franklin Raines to the “thousands of people” Barack Obama kind of sort of knows but absolutely has no ties to.

Two months ago, the Washington Post revealed that Raines was advising the Obama campaign, taking calls from the campaign when they were “seeking his advice on mortgage and housing policy matters,” to no protest from the campaign.  Now that it’s come to light just how deeply into Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s pockets Obama was, and how complicit he and the other Democrats in Congress were in the situations that caused the two mortgage giants to collapse on themselves, John McCain released an ad about the relationship and Obama quickly denied the Post’s two-month-old report.

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