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The U.S. government plans to put government sponsored mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae (FNM.N) and Freddie Mac (FRE.N) under federal control, the New York Times and Washington Post newspapers reported late Friday, in what could be the largest financial bailout in the nation's history. The two government sponsored enterprises (GSEs) own or guarantee almost half of the country's $12 trillion in outstanding home mortgage debt.