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. Jim Banks received from National Beer Wholesalers Assn: $14.5k, Duke Energy: $9k, American Bakers Assn: $8.7k, plus $26k from others on Antitrust
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Rep. Garland Barr received from Deloitte LLP: $30k, Charter Communications: $20k, National Multifamily Housing Council: $15k, plus $31k from others on Antitrust
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Rep. Garland Barr is on the House Committee on Financial Services, the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions
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Rep. Matt Gaetz received from National Beer Wholesalers Assn: $10k, Charter Communications: $6k, Walmart Inc: $4.5k, plus $18.5k from others on Antitrust
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Rep. Matt Gaetz is on the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
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Rep. Matt Gaetz received from National Beer Wholesalers Assn: $10k, Charter Communications: $6k, Walmart Inc: $4.5k, plus $18.5k from others on Antitrust
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Rep. Matt Gaetz is on the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
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Rep. Pramila Jayapal received from American Federation of Teachers: $25k, American Assn for Justice: $20k, National Education Assn: $19k, plus $73k from others on Antitrust
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Rep. Pramila Jayapal is on the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
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Senator Marsha Blackburn received from Charter Communications: $29.5k, National Assn of Convenience Stores: $20k, CoreCivic Inc: $19.4k, plus $103.5k from others on Antitrust
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Senator Marsha Blackburn is on the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights
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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
  • Credit Union National Assn
  • Deloitte LLP
  • American Assn for Justice
  • National Multifamily Housing Council
  • Charter Communications
  • International Assn of Fire Fighters
  • National Assn of Home Builders
  • American Federation of Teachers