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How Senator Durbin raised transaction fees

| U.S. Senator Jim DeMint

Senator Durbin would prefer Parkmobile to blame companies that issue debit cards. But, indeed, it was Dodd-Frank, the so-called Wall Street reform legislation, and Senator Durbin’s amendment to Dodd-Frank, which capped “swipe fees,” that caused debit card transaction fees on lower-priced items to rise.

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