Lisa Gilbert

Lisa Gilbert is the director of Public Citizen's Congress Watch division.

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Thursday, September 20, 2018
Deregulation of Wall Street Is Plain and Simple Corruption
Ten years after Wall Street crashed the economy, costing millions of Americans their homes, the jobs and their savings, Wall Street is busily dismantling the safeguards Congress erected to prevent another catastrophe. This war on regulation, documented in a recent report from the Coalition for...
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Friday, April 14, 2017
We the People Do Care About Trump's Taxes
Despite pledging he would release his taxes as soon as his " routine audit " was completed, right after his inauguration President Donald Trump flip flopped. When prodded, his counselor, Kellyanne Conway, glibly said that Trump had changed his tune because " the people don't care " about his taxes...
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Thursday, January 21, 2016
On Sixth Anniversary of Citizens United, Obama Still Has Chance to Act
Two-thousand, one-hundred-and-ninety days. That is how long it has been since the Supreme Court decided Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission by a vote of five to four. So far, we have heard quite a bit from President Obama about the problem of big money in politics. The power of the bully...
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