Obama About to Announce Housing Plan

David Axelrod, senior White House aide to President Obama, announced this morning that the President is about to present a new plan for to halt foreclosures and stop falling real estate prices.

"Mr. Obama plans to unveil his housing plan during a visit to Phoenix. As part of his swing through western states, he is set to top in Denver Tuesday, when he will sign the $787 billion economic-stimulus plan just passed by Congress.

Mr. Axelrod provided few details of the housing plan, but said a government investment of $50 billion to $100 billion to fund foreclosure prevention 'is obviously a necessary part.' He promised that the plan would contain 'a lot of aspects.'"

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