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Advocacy group again attacks “Florida model” of payday lending in new video

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An advocacy group pushing for strong regulations on predatory payday loans is once again applying pressure on members of Florida’s congressional delegation, shortly before the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is expected to announce new national rules for payday lending next week. Allied Progress has been conducted an aggressive campaign against Florida lawmakers who support legislation sponsored by Lakeland Republican Dennis Ross, whose Consumer Protection and Choice Act would delay the bureau’s new rules for two years, and give states with payday loan laws on the…

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Mitch Perry Report for 4.5.16 – Rubio in 2020?

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CNN’s Manu Raju posted a piece on the cable news network’s website Tuesday regarding the question I doubt you woke up to: What’s next for Marco Rubio? According to Raju, “In private conversations with supporters and donors over the last several weeks, the 44-year-old Rubio repeatedly gets this advice: Run again, potentially in 2020, according to several people familiar with the conversations.” Rubio is apparently open to such advice. Raju also reports on what should be a no-brainer: He’ll soon officially come…

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