Mel Watt
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"Melvin Luther "Mel" Watt" is an United States/American politician who has been Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency since 2014. Previously he served as the United States House of Representatives/United States Representative for from 1993 to 2014. He is a member of the Democratic Party (United States)/Democratic Party. An attorney from Charlotte, North Carolina, Watt also served one term as a North Carolina Senate/state Senator and served as campaign manager for Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina/Charlotte Mayor Harvey Gantt.

On May 1, 2013, President Barack Obama nominated Watt as the next head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which among other agencies, administers or has oversight for the Federal Housing Administration/FHA, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac. The U.S. Senate confirmed Watt on December 10, 2013.

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