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Doomed to Fail: The Consequences
of the Original Durbin Amendment

Since its last minute addition to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, the original Durbin Amendment has continuously failed consumers. Congress should avoid repeating history and work to stop the Credit Card Competition Act of 2022. Below is a snapshot of some of the headlines highlighting the broken promises made by retailers about passing savings from routing mandates to consumers.
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EPC Corrects NRF’s Talking Points on Harmful Credit Card Routing Bill

There have been a lot of misleading claims and flat out mistruths that have been published recently from merchant and retail special interest groups about recently proposed credit card routing mandates. In order to set the record straight, the Electronic Payments Coalition wanted to help correct some talking points that retailers are sending to members of Congress about the Credit Card Competition Act.
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The Biggest Whoppers that the Merchant Payments Coalition Has Told Congress

The Merchants Payments Coalition (MPC) has routinely contacted Congress and the media over the last two years. MPC’s messaging to lawmakers, unfortunately, has gone from half-truths to outright fabrications. It takes only a few minutes of research to discover the reality behind the mistruths that MPC routinely spreads to mislead members of Congress. Here are just a few of their biggest whoppers.
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