Time for Senators to Look in the Mirror

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By Jim Lardner, Americans for Financial Reform Congress is about to make a big decision that has drawn far too little notice. The Senate plans to vote this week on a proposal to overturn a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau guidance against discriminatory auto lending. We are talking about a...
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Consumer Product Safety Commission Becoming Increasingly Partisan and Corporate-Captured

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By Craig Sandler, Public Citizen When you sit on a chair, you expect that it won’t break. When you start your coffeemaker, you expect that it won’t catch on fire. When you put your child on a tricycle, you expect that the wheels won’t fall off. But product manufacturers don’t...
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U.S. PIRG Urges Appeals Court to Block President Trump’s Illegal Appointment of Mick Mulvaney as Acting Director of the CFPB

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By Mike Landis, U.S. PIRG Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard oral argument in English v. Trump, a case involving a challenge to President Trump’s appointment of Mick Mulvaney as the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). U.S. PIRG, along...
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