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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Senator Elizabeth Warren received from International Assn of Fire Fighters: $15k, National Assn of Letter Carriers: $10k, American Assn for Justice: $6k, plus $24.3k from others on Antitrust
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Senator Bernard Sanders received from National Assn of Letter Carriers: $10k, American Federation of Teachers: $5k, National Education Assn: $5k, plus $1.5k from others on Antitrust
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Senator Elizabeth Warren received from International Assn of Fire Fighters: $15k, National Assn of Letter Carriers: $10k, American Assn for Justice: $6k, plus $24.3k from others on Antitrust
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Rep. Kevin McCarthy received from American Health Care Assn: $55k, Real Estate Roundtable: $52.5k, National Restaurant Assn: $35k, plus $212k from others on Antitrust
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Rep. Kevin McCarthy received from American Health Care Assn: $55k, Real Estate Roundtable: $52.5k, National Restaurant Assn: $35k, plus $212k from others on Antitrust
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Senator Richard Blumenthal received from National Air Traffic Controllers Assn: $18.5k, Charter Communications: $15k, Deloitte LLP: $15k, plus $66k from others on Antitrust
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Senator Richard Blumenthal 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
  • Deloitte LLP
  • Credit Union National Assn
  • National Multifamily Housing Council
  • American Assn for Justice
  • Charter Communications
  • National Assn of Home Builders
  • American Federation of Teachers
  • Air Line Pilots Assn