Politics

What Can You Buy With $3.6 Billion — Mortgages

Lindsey Boerma
Oct. 26, 2010, 4:34 p.m.

What’s this cam­paign worth to you? Na­tion­al Journ­al looks at 12 oth­er ways you could have spent the $3.6 bil­lion that’s been spent on Sen­ate and House races so far. Be­low: #2.

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2. 3,973,510 Monthly Mort­gage Pay­ments:

The av­er­age monthly mort­gage pay­ment, ac­cord­ing to ana­lysts at Fred­die Mac, is $906 in prin­cip­al and in­terest. $3.6 bil­lion would buy one month’s re­prieve from the repo man for al­most 4 mil­lion Amer­ic­ans.

See what else you could buy for $3.6 bil­lion: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12

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