To combat "mission creep," a number of taxpayer groups formed a coalition aimed at questioning the activities and regulation of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Led by the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), a lobbying group aimed at eliminating mismanagement and abuse in government, the Homeowners Education Coalition will help eliminate what the group calls "mission creep." CCAGW President Thomas Schatz calls this "a common malady of government programs and quasi-government agencies," in which the government-sponsored enterprises are slowly moving beyond their chartered mission.

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