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How will Obama, Romney address the housing crisis?

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US President Barack Obama Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney make their way to greet their wives at the end of the third and final presidential debate October 22, 2012 at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

Talk of housing has largely been absent from the presidential campaign until recently.

Mitt Romney declared he would fix the housing crisis during a Wednesday trip to Nevada, which has been particularly hard-hit by the mortgage crisis.

Also on Wednesday, the Financial Times reported that Obama, if re-elected, would get rid of the controversial official overseeing Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.

We talk to Shahien Nasiripour, the FT reporter who broke the story.

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