Clinton Calls for Broader Government Role in Mortgage/Housing/Credit Crisis

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In major Monday morning policy address in Philadelphia, New Yorker proposes new measures, including a government role in buying underwater mortgages and more steps to protect homeowners. Read details of her plan here.

“We need a President who is ready on day one to be Commander-in-Chief of our economy. If you give me the chance, I will be that President.” Read full speech transcript here.

Plus: Three WashPost op-eds written by candidate advisers make their economic cases. Read Clinton’s here. Read Obama’s here. Read McCain’s here.

Campaign also points out he presented same proposal a year ago in a letter to Fed Chair Bernanke and Treasury Secretary Paulson. Read it here.

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