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Franklin Raines served in the Clinton Administration as head of the Office of Management and Budget, where he presided over the first successful attempt in decades to balance the budget. Today, as chairman and CEO of Fannie Mae, he is the first African American to head a Fortune 500 company. Mr. Raines joins Diane to talk about his life, his work and his views on a variety of topics.
- Franklin Raines CEO of Fannie Mae
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