Antitrust

Antitrusts are a set of laws and regulations designed to keep businesses from monopolizing a market and encourage fair competition in a free market. Currently, there is a bipartisan push to have massive online platforms sued for monopolizing their respective markets.
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Rep. Nancy Pelosi received from Facebook Inc: $65k, National Assn of Letter Carriers: $30k, American Health Care Assn: $27.5k, plus $162k from others on Antitrust
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Senator Ted Cruz received from Charter Communications: $20k, National Air Traffic Controllers Assn: $16.5k, Delta Air Lines: $16k, plus $70.5k from others on Antitrust
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Rep. David Cicilline received from American Federation of Teachers: $15k, National Beer Wholesalers Assn: $12.5k, Amalgamated Transit Union: $10.5k, plus $50.5k from others on Antitrust
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Rep. David Cicilline is on the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
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Rep. David Cicilline received from American Federation of Teachers: $15k, National Beer Wholesalers Assn: $12.5k, Amalgamated Transit Union: $10.5k, plus $50.5k from others on Antitrust
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Rep. Ed Perlmutter received from National Multifamily Housing Council: $20k, Credit Union National Assn: $20k, International Assn of Fire Fighters: $17.5k, plus $73.5k from others on Antitrust
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Rep. David Cicilline is on the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
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Rep. Ed Perlmutter is on the House Committee on Financial Services
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Senator Sheldon Whitehouse received from American Assn for Justice: $24k, National Assn of Letter Carriers: $15k, International Assn of Fire Fighters: $15k, plus $59.8k from others on Antitrust
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FOR Republicans

While Republicans traditionally support Big Business as part of the Free Market, there is a rising interest in breaking up large platforms that dominate their markets like Amazon and Facebook. Some would like active measures to breakup these big businesses, while others support a change in regulations first.

FOR Democrats

While democrats traditionally support antitrust measures against big business, there is a divide regarding current online powerhouses like Amazon and Facebook. Some would like active measures to breakup these big businesses, while others support a change in regulations first.

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  • National Beer Wholesalers Assn
  • National Air Traffic Controllers Assn
  • Deloitte LLP
  • National Multifamily Housing Council
  • Credit Union National Assn
  • American Assn for Justice
  • Charter Communications
  • National Assn of Home Builders
  • Air Line Pilots Assn
  • American Federation of Teachers