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Houston Chronicle
Watchdog: Foreign groups among spenders at Trump propertiesTuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending co
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 hours ago
Tuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending could be used to influence the president. Public Citizen, which compiled media reports and publicly available government data, cited moves by groups associated with at... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Watchdog: Foreign groups among spenders at Trump propertiesTuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending co
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 hours ago
Tuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending could be used to influence the president. Public Citizen, which compiled media reports and publicly available government data, cited moves by groups associated with at... Read more
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New York Daily News
Watchdog: Foreign groups among spenders at Trump propertiesTuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending co
New York Daily News / Posted 7 hours ago
Tuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending could be used to influence the president. Public Citizen, which compiled media reports and publicly available government data, cited moves by groups associated with at... Read more
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FOX Business
Watchdog: Foreign groups among spenders at Trump propertiesTuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending co
FOX Business / Posted 7 hours ago
Tuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending could be used to influence the president. Public Citizen, which compiled media reports and publicly available government data, cited moves by groups associated with at... Read more
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FOX Business
Watchdog: Foreign groups among spenders at Trump propertiesgroup that has long been critical of how such spending could be used to influen
FOX Business / Posted 7 hours ago
group that has long been critical of how such spending could be used to influence the president. Continue Reading Below Public Citizen, which compiled media reports and publicly available government data, cited moves by groups associated with at... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Watchdog: Foreign groups among spenders at Trump propertiesTuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending co
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 7 hours ago
Tuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending could be used to influence the president. Public Citizen, which compiled media reports and publicly available government data, cited moves by groups associated with at... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Watchdog: Foreign groups among spenders at Trump propertiesTuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending co
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 hours ago
Tuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending could be used to influence the president. Public Citizen, which compiled media reports and publicly available government data, cited moves by groups associated with at... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Watchdog: Foreign groups among spenders at Trump propertiesTuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending co
The New Canaan News / Posted 8 hours ago
Tuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending could be used to influence the president. Public Citizen, which compiled media reports and publicly available government data, cited moves by groups associated with at... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Watchdog: Foreign groups among spenders at Trump propertiesTuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending co
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 8 hours ago
Tuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending could be used to influence the president. Public Citizen, which compiled media reports and publicly available government data, cited moves by groups associated with at... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Watchdog: Foreign groups among spenders at Trump propertiesTuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending co
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 8 hours ago
Tuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending could be used to influence the president. Public Citizen, which compiled media reports and publicly available government data, cited moves by groups associated with at... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Watchdog: Foreign groups among spenders at Trump propertiesTuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending co
The Register Citizen / Posted 8 hours ago
Tuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending could be used to influence the president. Public Citizen, which compiled media reports and publicly available government data, cited moves by groups associated with at... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Watchdog: Foreign groups among spenders at Trump propertiesdespite President Donald Trump's insistence he no longer directly controls his
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 8 hours ago
despite President Donald Trump's insistence he no longer directly controls his company. The report out Tuesday by Public Citizen says Trump's campaign organization spent nearly $750,000 at Trump properties over the past year. Trump gave... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Watchdog: Foreign groups among spenders at Trump propertiesdespite President Donald Trump's insistence he no longer directly controls his
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 8 hours ago
despite President Donald Trump's insistence he no longer directly controls his company. The report out Tuesday by Public Citizen says Trump's campaign organization spent nearly $750,000 at Trump properties over the past year. Trump gave... Read more
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New York Daily News
Foreign groups stayed at Trump hotels to please himescape the conclusion that these events are being held at the Trump properties
New York Daily News / Posted 15 hours ago
escape the conclusion that these events are being held at the Trump properties as a way to curry favor with the president,” Public Citizens president Robert Weissman told NBC of the foreign influence, adding that Saudi Arabia has “been undertaking a... Read more
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Swissinfo
Foreign governments, candidates, trade groups spent at Trump propertiesbecause Trump oversees the federal government and has not divested from propert
Swissinfo / Posted 23 hours ago
because Trump oversees the federal government and has not divested from properties he owns or that carry his name, Public Citizen, a nonpartisan group, said in the report. Shortly before taking office last year, Trump said he would hand... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
2017 marked a year of tearing down consumer protections 'brick by brick'been the most anti-regulatory and deregulatory administration in American histo
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
been the most anti-regulatory and deregulatory administration in American history,” declared Robert Weissman, president of Public Citizen. He told me “there is zero evidence” for the business community’s insistence that fewer rules translates to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Jerry Brown offers a tight-fisted final budget. We may come to appreciate every centDespite that massive increase, many schools, particularly in poor neighborhoods
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
Despite that massive increase, many schools, particularly in poor neighborhoods, struggle. Public interest lawyers at Public Citizen and the firm of Morrison & Foerster last month sued the state, contending there is a constitutional right to... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Report: The media is bad at covering climate change and worse at covering solutionsabout record heat, but not issues like wildfires, record rain fall, or hurrican
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 11 days ago
about record heat, but not issues like wildfires, record rain fall, or hurricanes, tropical storms, and flooding. In fact, Public Citizen found that just 4% of the many stories discussing hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, or Nate made the connection... Read more
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The Morning Call
Consumer Confidential column: Tearing down consumer protections ‘brick by brick'been the most anti-regulatory and deregulatory administration in American histo
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
been the most anti-regulatory and deregulatory administration in American history,” declared Robert Weissman, president of Public Citizen. He told me “there is zero evidence” for the business community's insistence that fewer rules translates to... Read more
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The Washington Times
FOIA requests drawn out for decadesnew hurdles in learning what their government is up to. Patrick Llewellyn, an
The Washington Times / Posted 14 days ago
new hurdles in learning what their government is up to. Patrick Llewellyn, an attorney with the nonprofit advocacy group Public Citizen, fears the Trump administration will roll back transparency further. Since President Trump took office, he... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
2017 marked a year of tearing down consumer protections 'brick by brick'been the most anti-regulatory and deregulatory administration in American histo
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
been the most anti-regulatory and deregulatory administration in American history,” declared Robert Weissman, president of Public Citizen. He told me “there is zero evidence” for the business community’s insistence that fewer rules translates to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Foreign governments are finding ways to do favors for Trump’s businessIndia and Ireland. At least half a dozen groups have been researching Trump’s
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
India and Ireland. At least half a dozen groups have been researching Trump’s foreign businesses, including CREW, Public Citizen and the left-leaning Center for American Progress. But few beyond American Bridge 21st Century, a Democratic... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Foreign governments are finding ways to do favors for Trump’s businessIndia and Ireland. At least half a dozen groups have been researching Trump’s
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
India and Ireland. At least half a dozen groups have been researching Trump’s foreign businesses, including CREW, Public Citizen and the left-leaning Center for American Progress. But few beyond American Bridge 21st Century, a Democratic... Read more
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The Morning Call
2017 marked a year of tearing down consumer protections 'brick by brick'been the most anti-regulatory and deregulatory administration in American histo
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
been the most anti-regulatory and deregulatory administration in American history,” declared Robert Weissman, president of Public Citizen. He told me “there is zero evidence” for the business community’s insistence that fewer rules translates to... Read more
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Island Packet
Foreign governments are finding ways to do favors for Trump’s businessIndia and Ireland. At least half a dozen groups have been researching Trump’s
Island Packet / Posted 14 days ago
India and Ireland. At least half a dozen groups have been researching Trump’s foreign businesses, including CREW, Public Citizen and the left-leaning Center for American Progress. But few beyond American Bridge 21st Century, a Democratic... Read more
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New York Daily News
Trump promises to roll back government oversight to '1960 level'the Trump administration,” Lisa Gilbert, the vice president of legislative affa
New York Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
the Trump administration,” Lisa Gilbert, the vice president of legislative affairs at the consumer rights advocacy group Public Citizen. “It’s certainly not a success for the consumers or the general public.” While Trump can perhaps claim... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
2017 marked a year of tearing down consumer protections 'brick by brick'been the most anti-regulatory and deregulatory administration in American histo
Los Angeles Times / Posted 16 days ago
been the most anti-regulatory and deregulatory administration in American history,” declared Robert Weissman, president of Public Citizen. He told me “there is zero evidence” for the business community’s insistence that fewer rules translates to... Read more
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The Daily Record
122917-mlsc-3State Bar Association board of governors, was on hand to honor Saul Ewing Arnst
The Daily Record / Posted 18 days ago
State Bar Association board of governors, was on hand to honor Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP with the Herbert S. Garten Public Citizen Award. Joining Siri was Saul Ewing partner Michelle Lipowitz, left, and counsel Robin Leone. (Photo by Guill... Read more
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The Daily Record
MLSC celebrates 35 years at annual awards receptionState Bar Association board of governors, was on hand to honor Saul Ewing Arnst
The Daily Record / Posted 18 days ago
State Bar Association board of governors, was on hand to honor Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP with the Herbert S. Garten Public Citizen Award. Joining Siri was Saul Ewing partner Michelle Lipowitz, left, and counsel Robin Leone. (Photo by Guill... Read more
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Gulf News
Trump’s opponents plan demonstrations if Mueller is firedwill happen, so it shows the energy and passion out there,” said Lisa Gilbert,
Gulf News / Posted 22 days ago
will happen, so it shows the energy and passion out there,” said Lisa Gilbert, vice-president of legislative affairs for Public Citizen, a Washington, DC-based environmental and government reform organisation. “The reaction will be swift.”The... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Trump's opponents plan demonstrations if Mueller is firedwill happen, so it shows the energy and passion out there," said Lisa Gilbert,
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
will happen, so it shows the energy and passion out there," said Lisa Gilbert, vice president of legislative affairs for Public Citizen, a Washington, D.C.-based environmental and government reform organization. "The reaction will be swift." The... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trump’s opponents plan demonstrations if Mueller is firedwill happen, so it shows the energy and passion out there,’’ said Lisa Gilbert,
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
will happen, so it shows the energy and passion out there,’’ said Lisa Gilbert, vice president of legislative affairs for Public Citizen, a Washington, D.C.-based environmental and government reform organization. ‘‘The reaction will be... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Trump's opponents plan demonstrations if Mueller is firedwill happen, so it shows the energy and passion out there," said Lisa Gilbert,
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
will happen, so it shows the energy and passion out there," said Lisa Gilbert, vice president of legislative affairs for Public Citizen, a Washington, D.C.-based environmental and government reform organization. "The reaction will be swift." The... Read more
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The Washington Times
$121 million in the treasure chest: GOP’s record-breaking yearthe bonds of brotherhood we should feel for our countrymen,” he says. SARAH CL
The Washington Times / Posted 23 days ago
the bonds of brotherhood we should feel for our countrymen,” he says. SARAH CLEARS THE AIR ON A ‘HOAX’ According to Public Citizen, a nonprofit activist group, 100,000 people are poised to protest in all 50 states if President Trump... Read more
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Roll Call
EPA Ends Media Research Deal With GOP-Tied Firm Amid ComplaintsOffice of Inspector General to look into why the agency awarded the contract wi
Roll Call / Posted 26 days ago
Office of Inspector General to look into why the agency awarded the contract without bidding, and consumer advocacy group Public Citizen filed a protest Tuesday with the Government Accountability Office about the contract on behalf of two... Read more
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The Hill
Dems ask EPA to terminate contract with GOP publicity firmvarious documents regarding it by Thursday. The senators are not the only ones
The Hill / Posted 28 days ago
various documents regarding it by Thursday. The senators are not the only ones objecting to the Definers contract. Public Citizen, on behalf of two liberal public relations firms, filed a formal protest of the contract with the Government... Read more
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The Hill
More than 100,000 people vow to protest if Trump fires Muellereffort includes groups like the Center for American Progress Action Fund, the T
The Hill / Posted 29 days ago
effort includes groups like the Center for American Progress Action Fund, the Truman National Security Project, Public Citizen, Stand Up America, MoveOn.org Civic Action, March for Truth, Indivisible, People for the American Way, Common... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Little progress seen in rewriting NAFTAnegotiating round in January will be the moment of truth," said Lori Wallach, d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted a month ago
negotiating round in January will be the moment of truth," said Lori Wallach, director of the Global Trade Watch program at Public Citizen, a nonprofit group that says NAFTA has hurt workers. Two people familiar with talks said Friday that the U.S.... Read more
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The Hill
Trump touts deregulation by his administrationof regulation. I don’t think any Americans are nostalgic for burning rivers, ha
The Hill / Posted 1 months ago
of regulation. I don’t think any Americans are nostalgic for burning rivers, haze you can’t see through, exploding cars and cars with no seatbelts. But apparently President Trump is,” said Amit Narang, a regulatory policy advocate at Public Cit... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Why Wall Street gets a cut of your power billbenefit? Banks, investors and power companies, said Tyson Slocum, of Washingto
Los Angeles Times / Posted 1 months ago
benefit? Banks, investors and power companies, said Tyson Slocum, of Washington, D.C.-based consumer advocacy organization Public Citizen. That would also likely result in more trading pegged to such physical operations as electricity transmission... Read more

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