Senators might propose breaking up Fannie, Freddie

(RECAP: Two U.S. senators working on a bipartisan overhaul of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are seriously considering a plan that would break up the mortgage-finance giants, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The proposal by Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, and Mark Warner, D-Virginia, would attempt to foster competition in the secondary mortgage market, where loans are packaged into bonds and sold off to investors, said the people.)