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March 2 - Americans Need an Independent Consumer Financial Protection Agency

Wall Street and the big banks crashed the financial system with abusive mortgage loans, have gouged consumers with outrageous overdraft fees and feasted on rip-off credit card charges. If after all that, Congress fails to establish an independent consumer protection agency, then we will know that Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) was indeed right when he said the banks own the Senate.

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