Dear Mr. Levine:  Thank you for contacting me to express your support for extending and reauthorizing the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  I appreciate hearing from you, and I share your support for this important initiative.  As you may know, Congress established the NFIP in 1968 to...

The Obama administration's flagship effort to help people in danger of losing their homes is falling flat. More than a third of the 1.24 million borrowers who have enrolled in the $75 billion mortgage modification program have dropped out. That exceeds the number of people...