SOLD OUT REPORT:


Sold Out: How Wall Street and Washington Betrayed America

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Press Release and
News Coverage

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Executive Summary

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Highlights of the report's campaign contribution and lobbyist data

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Report Introduction by Harvey Rosenfield

NEWS & COMMENTARY

Nader Supports Proferssor Elizabeth Warren for Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Tuesday, July 20, 2010 Letter to President Obama on Professor Elizabeth Warren Dear President Obama: It is time for you to give taxpayers, consumers, and investors a reason to believe that you are truly interested in consumer protection by nominating Professor Elizabeth Warren to be the Director of the much-anticipated Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). […]

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Consumers Need a Financial Consumers’ Association (FCA)

Senate debate of the “Wall Street Reform Bill” (S. 3217) has started. Unfortunately, despite the length of this legislation, a major consumer safeguard is absent.

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Questions and Answers About The Financial Consumers’ Association (FCA)

Questions and Answers About the The Financial Consumers’ Association (FCA)

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Consumer Groups Support Creation of Financial Consumers’ Association (FCA)

Leading National Consumer Groups support Financial Consumers’ Association (FCA)

Consumer Union , National Consumer Law Center, Public Citizen, Consumer Federation of America, National Association of Consumer Advocates, USPIRG

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The “Financial Consumers Association Act of 2010″

The text of the Financial Consumers Association Act of 2010
Senate Amendment 3772 follows:

Mr. SCHUMER submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill S. 3217, to promote the financial stability of the United States by improving accountability and transparency in the financial system, to end “too big to fail”, to protect the American taxpayer by ending bailouts, to protect consumers from abusive financial services practices, and for other purposes, which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

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