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Shareholders should decide how corporate money is spent

In response to the Supreme Court's allowance of unlimited corporate funds in elections, Rep. Michael Capuano (D-Mass.) reintroduced a Shareholder Protection Act, which would hold CEOs accountable to a company's shareholders when they want to spend corporate money on politics. Public Citizen supports this effort.

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Citizens UnitedStandalone financial protection agency needed

After Wall Street dragged consumers through abusive mortgage loans, overdraft fees and credit card charges, the last thing we need to do is give oversight power to the Fed, which managed to overlook big banksters' practices for years. Last week, nearly 46,000 concerned Americans joined Public Citizen and our coalition partners in asking Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) to stand up for consumers and hold the banksters accountable.

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