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Banks Gave Big to Lawmakers Voting to Weaken Financial, Consumer Protections

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May 4, 2017A MapLight analysis of campaign contributions found that members of the House Financial Services Committee who voted for the the Financial CHOICE Act received almost 80 percent more money during the 2016 election cycle from commercial banks and holding companies than representatives who voted against it. Read more

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