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"… story brought to light a provision proffered by Williams that allowed car dealers to rent or loan out vehicles even if they are subject to safety recalls. W …"

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"… that he did nothing wrong when he offered an amendment that would benefit car dealers — despite the fact that he himself is a car dealer. Members of Congress …"

"… ability and Safety, a consumer group. “His amendment benefits nobody but car dealers. And he’s a car dealer.” Williams declined to respond to Center inqui …"

"… t-area Democrat who served 60 years, collected more than $1.1 million from car dealers and their political action committees. He’s number one. Joe Knollenberg, …"

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"… m Texas who offered an amendment last fall that would directly benefit his car dealership. John wrote about it, the Campaign Legal Center filed a complaint and t …"

"… cs Committee has opened an investigation. The amendment would have excused car dealers from a law that prohibits dealers and rental car companies from renting ve …"

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"… for the same defect. The man who offered the amendment is no stranger to car dealerships. In fact, that’s his business. Rep. Roger Williams, a Texas Republic …"

"… ability and Safety, a consumer group. “His amendment benefits nobody but car dealers. And he’s a car dealer.” The rental car provision in the legislation, …"

"… aler. “More than forty years later, Williams still owns and operates his car dealership,” it reads. Williams is chairman of Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM SRT in W …"

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"… g deals gone bad.Consumer advocates and military officials claim that some car dealers target soldiers, sailors, Marines and other service members for predatory …"

"… men face when they try to buy cars on credit. Industry officials deny that car dealers routinely take advantage of members of the armed forces.“I don’t see m …"

"… tomobile Dealers Association of California, which represents some 450 used-car dealers in a state that is home to more than two dozen military bases.In instances …"

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"… specifically exempt from any CFPB regulation because of heavy lobbying by car dealers.The Dodd-Frank financial reform law gave the CFPB authority to oversee how …"

Buyer beware

By David Heath

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"… ent. It’s the sort of lending horror story that now sounds familiar. But car dealers will continue to live by the old rules under a last-minute political deal …"

"… You don’t belong here”It comes as no surprise that Americans distrust car dealers. A Gallup poll for the Better Business Bureau in 2008 showed that onl …"

"… ter Business Bureau in 2008 showed that only 13 percent of Americans trust car dealers. No other business garners so much distrust. But industry whistleblow …"

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"… auto dealerships or have in the recent past. That is double the number of car dealers who served in the last Congress and troubles consumer groups who worry tha …"

"… Jim Renacci from Ohio.No members of the U.S. Senate are current or former car dealers.The lawmakers say their business-minded approach to government is an asset …"

"… se Financial Services Committee, took the lead in writing language to keep car dealers out of reach of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.“We had nothing …"

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"… ive practices as the major banks.Congress also carved out an exemption for car dealers, even though no other business garners more complaints to the Better Busin …"

"… was disappointed when Congress caved to auto dealers.“I’m shocked that car dealers are willing to say publicly that they want to have the legal right to hide …"

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"… pair weren’t employed in the subprime mortgage business. They worked for car dealers.They are among 20 former auto dealership insiders from Arizona, California …"

"… come to agreement on the final shape of a sweeping financial reform bill, car dealers and their critics are clashing over whether the dealers should be excused …"

"… ”Dealers exercise their political mightThe battle over whether to exempt car dealers from the increased federal regulation has been a contentious one, marked b …"

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"… and credit unions do not offer.” …"

"… he-ground mortgage lenders sold loans up the food chain to bigger lenders, car dealers sell their loans to larger financing entities, which work with Wall Street …"

Two-party debates

By Josh Israel

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"… , its ranking in political opinion polls will be below the ranking of used car dealers,” and filed a suit charging that the Commission violated the law and his …"