WASHINGTON -- A top housing activist went for the jugular last week as a House panel took up a plan to expand government mortgage insurance.

Gale Cincotta of Chicago, who opposes the plan, ripped into Stephen B. Ashley, president of the Mortgage Bankers Association and chairman of Sibley Mortgage Corp., Rochester, N.Y.

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