Spin Class for Wall Street Apologists

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Bartlett Naylor, Public Citizen Why do Wall Street lobbyists make the big bucks? One reason may be the unembarrassed ability to spin, to cast bad policy as good medicine. Sometimes, they even proffer “facts” from an alternate universe. On June 8, the House of Representatives debated HR 10, the...
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Chamber’s Brief Lays Bare Crackpot Theory at Heart of Two-for-One Order

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By Amy Sinden, Center for Progressive Reform I don’t know what executive order the Chamber of Commerce is defending in the amicus brief it filed Monday in Public Citizen v. Trump. But it doesn’t appear to be the one at issue in that lawsuit. The lawsuit charges that Trump’s...
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Signed, Sealed, Delayed? The New Fate of the Added Sugar Rule and Other Safeguards

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By Geena Reed, Union of Concerned Scientists The FDA announced this week that it “intends to extend compliance dates” for the nutrition facts label final rules, which will include the separate line for added sugars. We celebrated the finalization of this rule last May as science-based advocacy...
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