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Reuters
Trump protest website visitors: We have constitutional right to use Internet anonymouslynot named in the motion to intervene, in which they are identified as Does. Th
Reuters / Posted 8 hours ago
not named in the motion to intervene, in which they are identified as Does. The Does are represented by Paul Alan Levy of Public Citizen, who argued in a brief opposing enforcement of the DreamHost subpoena that the government “has no legitimate... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Billionaire Carl Icahn Resigns as Trump Adviser After Reaping Millions From His Time in White HouseIcahn's own wealth surged, at least on paper, by a half a billion dollars. For
Op-Ed News / Posted 15 hours ago
Icahn's own wealth surged, at least on paper, by a half a billion dollars. For more we speak with Tyson Slocum, director of Public Citizen's Energy Program. In March Public Citizen asked lawmakers to investigate Carl Icahn's actions. Go To Top 50... Read more
19h
The Hill
America's working poor can't survive on just $7.25that’s still taking our money and then turning around and betraying our workers
The Hill / Posted 19 hours ago
that’s still taking our money and then turning around and betraying our workers. Research by Good Jobs Nation and Public Citizen shows that 56 percent of federal contractors, like Verizon and GE, continue to receive $200 billion in... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Lawmakers, activists say nursing-home residents must have right to suefact, study after study shows that consumers typically get the short end of the
Los Angeles Times / Posted 21 hours ago
fact, study after study shows that consumers typically get the short end of the stick in arbitration. The advocacy group Public Citizen found that over a four-year period, arbitrators ruled in favor of banks and credit card companies 94% of the... Read more
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NJ.com
Former Trump Taj Mahal owner walks away from Trumpinto a regulatory tweak that would save his refining company $200 million annua
NJ.com / Posted 2 days ago
into a regulatory tweak that would save his refining company $200 million annually," said Robert Weissman, president of Public Citizen, an advocacy group. "It looked like one of the most extraordinary instances in American history of converting... Read more
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Salon.com
As Houston plots a sustainable path forward, it’s leaving this neighborhood behindaffluent neighborhoods on Houston’s west side. Adrian Shelley, director of Tex
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
affluent neighborhoods on Houston’s west side. Adrian Shelley, director of Texas’s outpost of the watchdog group Public Citizen, describes Manchester and the neighborhoods that abut it as sacrificial lambs, where the situation is “unjust,... Read more
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The Hill
How Trump is doing at cutting regsis only striking in contrast to his utter failure elsewhere,” said Lisa Gilbert
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
is only striking in contrast to his utter failure elsewhere,” said Lisa Gilbert, vice president of legislative affairs for Public Citizen. “After six months in office, most presidents would hope to say they’ve done more than tackle 14 rules. It’s... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Impacts of NAFTA on digital rightsthose issues are being kept in the dark?"Burcu Kilic, legal counsel for Access
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
those issues are being kept in the dark?"Burcu Kilic, legal counsel for Access to Medicines, Innovation and Information at Public Citizen said: “If intellectual property is not excluded from the NAFTA talks, the IP chapter should be kept as slim as... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
EpiPen maker settles: It'll pay less than what it got by allegedly overchargingripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing,” Robert Weissm
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
ripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing,” Robert Weissman, president of the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen, said in a statement Thursday. Weissman and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) both... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
EpiPen maker finalizes settlement for government overchargesripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing,” Robert Weissm
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 4 days ago
ripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing,” Robert Weissman, president of the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen, said in a statement. He added that the Health and Human Services Department’s Office of Inspector General’s... Read more
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The Morning Call
EpiPen maker settles: It'll pay less than what it got by allegedly overchargingripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing,” Robert Weissm
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
ripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing,” Robert Weissman, president of the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen, said in a statement Thursday. Weissman and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) both... Read more
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Roll Call
Budget and Appropriations Members Rack Up Travel Timecomplete and online disclosure system for all of these foreign travels,” said C
Roll Call / Posted 4 days ago
complete and online disclosure system for all of these foreign travels,” said Craig Holman, government affairs lobbyist for Public Citizen. “I find it even more ridiculous that we don’t have a set budget for it.” The amount of money Congress spends... Read more
5d
Daily Mail
EpiPen maker agrees to pay $465million in settlement with governmentripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing,' Robert Weissm
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
ripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing,' Robert Weissman, president of the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen, said in a statement Thursday. Weissman and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, both... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
EpiPen maker finalizes settlement for government overchargesripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing," Robert Weissm
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
ripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing," Robert Weissman, president of the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen, said in a statement. He added that the Health and Human Services Department's Office of Inspector General's... Read more
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The Columbian
EpiPen maker finalizes settlementripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing,” Robert Weissm
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
ripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing,” Robert Weissman, president of the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen, said in a statement Thursday. Weissman and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, both... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
EpiPen maker settles: It'll pay less than what it got by allegedly overchargingripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing,” Robert Weissm
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
ripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing,” Robert Weissman, president of the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen, said in a statement Thursday. Weissman and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) both... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
EpiPen Maker to Pay $465 Million for Decade of Overbillingripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing," Robert Weissm
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 5 days ago
ripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing," Robert Weissman, president of the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen, said in a statement. He added that the Health and Human Services Department's Office of Inspector General's... Read more
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TribLIVE
EpiPen maker finalizes settlement for government overchargesripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing,” Robert Weissm
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
ripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing,” Robert Weissman, president of the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen, said in a statement Thursday. Weissman and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, both... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
EpiPen maker finalizes settlement for government overchargesripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing,” Robert Weissm
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
ripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing,” Robert Weissman, president of the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen, said in a statement. He added that the Health and Human Services Department’s Office of Inspector General’s... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
EpiPen maker finalizes $465 million settlement with New York-led state-federal coalitionripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing," Robert Weissm
Crain's New York Business / Posted 5 days ago
ripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing," Robert Weissman, president of the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen, said in a statement. He added that the Health and Human Services Department's Office of Inspector General's... Read more
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Fortune
How Companies Can Earn Back Our Trust After Charlottesvilleand prove that they are neither aligned with nor giving money to those that sup
Fortune / Posted 5 days ago
and prove that they are neither aligned with nor giving money to those that support hate. Lisa Gilbert is vice president of legislative affairs for Public Citizen. Rachel Curley is democracy associate for Public Citizen’s Congress Watch di... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
EpiPen maker finalizes settlement for government overchargesripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing," Robert Weissm
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
ripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing," Robert Weissman, president of the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen, said in a statement Thursday. Weissman and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, both... Read more
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Darien News-Review
EpiPen maker finalizes settlement for government overchargesripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing," Robert Weissm
Darien News-Review / Posted 5 days ago
ripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing," Robert Weissman, president of the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen, said in a statement. He added that the Health and Human Services Department's Office of Inspector General's... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
EpiPen maker finalizes settlement for government overchargesripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing," Robert Weissm
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 5 days ago
ripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing," Robert Weissman, president of the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen, said in a statement. He added that the Health and Human Services Department's Office of Inspector General's... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
EpiPen maker finalizes settlement for government overchargesripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing," Robert Weissm
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
ripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing," Robert Weissman, president of the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen, said in a statement. He added that the Health and Human Services Department's Office of Inspector General's... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
EpiPen maker finalizes settlement for government overchargesripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing," Robert Weissm
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 days ago
ripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing," Robert Weissman, president of the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen, said in a statement. He added that the Health and Human Services Department's Office of Inspector General's... Read more
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The New Canaan News
EpiPen maker finalizes settlement for government overchargesripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing," Robert Weissm
The New Canaan News / Posted 5 days ago
ripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing," Robert Weissman, president of the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen, said in a statement. He added that the Health and Human Services Department's Office of Inspector General's... Read more
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Connecticut Post
EpiPen maker finalizes settlement for government overchargesripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing," Robert Weissm
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
ripping off the government, and with no admission of wrongdoing," Robert Weissman, president of the consumer watchdog group Public Citizen, said in a statement. He added that the Health and Human Services Department's Office of Inspector General's... Read more
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5d
Reuters
SEC officials' holdings, legal work, pose potential conflictsgoing to bring to the job the mindset of the regulated parties," Robert Weissma
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
going to bring to the job the mindset of the regulated parties," Robert Weissman, president of the liberal watchdog group Public Citizen. "Their orientation is serving Wall Street, not the public." Peikin, 51, and Hinman, 62, are two of the most... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US SEC officials' holdings, legal work, pose potential conflictsgoing to bring to the job the mindset of the regulated parties," Robert Weissma
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
going to bring to the job the mindset of the regulated parties," Robert Weissman, president of the liberal watchdog group Public Citizen. "Their orientation is serving Wall Street, not the public." BANKS, TECH FIRMS Peikin, 51, and Hinman, 62,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Trump White House withholding the limited visitor logs it vowed to release, watchdog group saysplanned to be less open about visitor logs but was failing to abide by even tha
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
planned to be less open about visitor logs but was failing to abide by even that lower standard it had announced in April. Public Citizen, a nonprofit advocacy group, alleged in the suit in District federal court that the Secret Service has... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Trump's war on regulation comes with big tradeoffseconomy, cost Americans jobs, and overburden businesses. "It has zero to do wi
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 5 days ago
economy, cost Americans jobs, and overburden businesses. "It has zero to do with that," said Robert Weissman, president of Public Citizen, a nonprofit that advocates on behalf of the public's interest. "None of these deregulatory moves will do... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
High-Stakes NAFTA Renegotiation Talks Open With Trump Admin Asserting ‘Agreement Has Failed’lingering question hangs over the three nations. “If they can’t get an agreeme
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 6 days ago
lingering question hangs over the three nations. “If they can’t get an agreement, does President Trump get rid of it entirely?” said Lori Wallach, global trade watch director at Public Citizen, a non-profit. “It depends on the will of the part... Read more
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ARRL Amateur Radio News
Ham Hoping to Crowd-Fund Experimental Time at HAARP Facilitywith technical limitations of the facility and with federal regulations,” Falle
ARRL Amateur Radio News / Posted 6 days ago
with technical limitations of the facility and with federal regulations,” Fallen told ARRL. “I think it is exciting to see public citizen-scientist interest in performing — and funding — HAARP experiments. There are many new science opportunities... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Day 1 of NAFTA talks: 'This agreement has failed'lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreeme
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 6 days ago
lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreement, does President Trump get rid of it entirely?" said Lori Wallach, global trade watch director at Public Citizen, a non-profit. "It depends on the will of the part... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Day 1 of NAFTA talks: 'This agreement has failed'lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreeme
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 6 days ago
lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreement, does President Trump get rid of it entirely?" said Lori Wallach, global trade watch director at Public Citizen, a non-profit. "It depends on the will of the part... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Day 1 of NAFTA talks: 'This agreement has failed'lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreeme
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 6 days ago
lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreement, does President Trump get rid of it entirely?" said Lori Wallach, global trade watch director at Public Citizen, a non-profit. "It depends on the will of the part... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Day 1 of NAFTA talks: 'This agreement has failed'lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreeme
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreement, does President Trump get rid of it entirely?" said Lori Wallach, global trade watch director at Public Citizen, a non-profit. "It depends on the will of the part... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Day 1 of NAFTA talks: 'This agreement has failed'lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreeme
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 days ago
lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreement, does President Trump get rid of it entirely?" said Lori Wallach, global trade watch director at Public Citizen, a non-profit. "It depends on the will of the part... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Day 1 of NAFTA talks: 'This agreement has failed'lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreeme
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 6 days ago
lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreement, does President Trump get rid of it entirely?" said Lori Wallach, global trade watch director at Public Citizen, a non-profit. "It depends on the will of the part... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Day 1 of NAFTA talks: 'This agreement has failed'lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreeme
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreement, does President Trump get rid of it entirely?" said Lori Wallach, global trade watch director at Public Citizen, a non-profit. "It depends on the will of the part... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Day 1 of NAFTA talks: 'This agreement has failed'lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreeme
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 6 days ago
lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreement, does President Trump get rid of it entirely?" said Lori Wallach, global trade watch director at Public Citizen, a non-profit. "It depends on the will of the part... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Day 1 of NAFTA talks: 'This agreement has failed'lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreeme
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 6 days ago
lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreement, does President Trump get rid of it entirely?" said Lori Wallach, global trade watch director at Public Citizen, a non-profit. "It depends on the will of the part... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Trump's relationship with corporate America continues to fracturewedge being driven," said Rick Claypool, research director for the president's
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
wedge being driven," said Rick Claypool, research director for the president's office of the consumer-advocacy nonprofit Public Citizen. Some "companies feel they're being tarnished by the association with the president," he said. On the other... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Day 1 of NAFTA talks: 'This agreement has failed'lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreeme
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 6 days ago
lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreement, does President Trump get rid of it entirely?" said Lori Wallach, global trade watch director at Public Citizen, a non-profit. "It depends on the will of the part... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Day 1 of NAFTA talks: 'This agreement has failed'lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreeme
KIVI Boise / Posted 6 days ago
lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreement, does President Trump get rid of it entirely?" said Lori Wallach, global trade watch director at Public Citizen, a non-profit. "It depends on the will of the part... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Day 1 of NAFTA talks: 'This agreement has failed'lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreeme
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 6 days ago
lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreement, does President Trump get rid of it entirely?" said Lori Wallach, global trade watch director at Public Citizen, a non-profit. "It depends on the will of the part... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Day 1 of NAFTA talks: 'This agreement has failed'can't get an agreement, does President Trump get rid of it entirely?" said Lori
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 6 days ago
can't get an agreement, does President Trump get rid of it entirely?" said Lori Wallach, global trade watch director at Public Citizen, a non-profit. "It depends on the will of the parties." TM & © 2017 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Day 1 of NAFTA talks: 'This agreement has failed'lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreeme
KGTV San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
lingering question hangs over the three nations. "If they can't get an agreement, does President Trump get rid of it entirely?" said Lori Wallach, global trade watch director at Public Citizen, a non-profit. "It depends on the will of the part... Read more
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