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In the Trump era, companies get political — and consumers take notice

In the wake of several controversial executive orders by President Trump, the political tensions in America seem to have reached a fever pitch, with new protests popping up around the country every day. With today’s 24-hour news cycle and a Twitter presidency, it’s both challenging and exhausting to keep track of the extraordinary activities of…

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Worried that “draining the swamp” includes consumer protections? Here’s what you can do today.

President-elect Donald Trump has slowly assembled his picks for top administration posts, including this week’s announcement that his Treasury Secretary nominee is none other than Goldman Sachs alumnus, Steven Mnunchin. Trump is also reportedly considering Goldman Sachs Chief Operating Officer Gary Cohn to run the Office of Management and Budget. This should have us all…