Nightly News   |  August 06, 2013

Obama greeted cordially by Ariz. governor

In a sharp contrast to Gov. Jan Brewer’s finger-pointing from a year and a half ago, she gave Obama a warm welcome to Arizona on Tuesday. The President talked about mortgage finance reform during his trip, saying that as the nation’s housing market improves, government-backed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac should be eliminated. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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>>> president obama was in phoenix today where he called again for major reforms in this country's mortgage finance system . as a nation's houses market improves. among other things, the president said the government-backed fannie mae and freddie mac should be eliminated. it was this picture as he arrived. a cordial greeting with jan brewer . the issue a year and a half ago was arizona's crackdown on undocumented immigrants.