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Mortgage-deal spoils divide winners and losers in US states

Governors and state AGs clash on use of billions of dollars in fine monies

[NEW YORK] Hundreds of millions of dollars in mortgage-fraud settlements from JPMorgan Chase & Co and other banks are providing a windfall to state attorneys-general - and creating a new class of political winners and losers.

In New York, Attorney- General Eric Schneiderman learned...