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Leading Consumer Advocates Discuss Bad Actors Behind Anti-CFPB SCOTUS Case & What Consumers Could Lose

Economic Security and Corporate Power
September 27, 2023

Ahead of October 3rd oral arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court over a lawsuit that poses an existential threat to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and consumer protections for millions, today Accountable.US, American Economic Liberties Project, and Democracy Forward

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New Campaign Spotlights Predatory Lenders & Bad Actors Poised to Shutter CFPB at Consumers’ Expense

Economic Security and Corporate Power
September 26, 2023

As the popular and successful Consumer Financial Protection Bureau faces its gravest threat to date in the U.S. Supreme Court under a lawsuit brought by predatory lenders, government watchdog Accountable.US launched its ‘Defend American Consumers’ project that answers the question: Who are the shady special interests and conflicted lawmakers tryin

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Recovering Economy is Fed’s Cue to Maintain Interest Rate Pause

Economic Security and Corporate Power
September 20, 2023

After an unprecedented 11 increases in 17 months, the Federal Reserve today announced a long-overdue interest rate pause, finally heeding dire warnings from a chorus of lawmakers, academics, and economists that the economy could tip towards a recession if the rate hikes continue. Government watchdog called the stoppage long overdue, citing the toll

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