Docs Show Countrywide's Cozy Ties to Fannie Mae


The partnership between Countrywide and government-backed Fannie Mae is partly to blame for the housing crisis. They made billions buying and selling each other's toxic loans.

But as they were sending America's housing market down the tubes, CBS News investigative correspondent Sharyl Attkisson reports new documents show Countrywide and Fannie Mae were quietly scratching each other's backs.

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    Sharyl Attkisson is a CBS News investigative correspondent based in Washington.