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GOP blocks consumer head in attempt to kill new board

"Let's be clear - this isn't about the overwhelmingly qualified Richard Cordray, this is about the Republicans doing the banks bidding by standing with them against the 99 percent."

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Occupy Our Homes shakes up mortgage giants

In 20 cities across America today hundreds of protesters disrupted foreclosure auctions, squatted in foreclosed homes and staged dramatic public showdowns against big banks and housing giants

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Police again evict Occupy Oakland's tent city

Before dawn this morning, Nov. 14, police in riot gear moved in to evict Occupy Oakland campers from their tent city in a plaza in front of City Hall.

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Bank of America yields to consumer outrage over $5 fee

"It was a classic David-and-Goliath fight, fueled by the growing populist outrage against the nation's financial system."

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Mass Day of Action gains broad support in Oakland

Occupy Oakland's Nov. 2 mass day of action is gaining broad support from unions, community organizations and faith groups.

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Occupy Albany avoids police eviction

Daunting weather did little to dampen the protestors' collective spirit of resolve among the participants in Occupy Albany.

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Attacks on protesters backfire as Occupy raises the heat on banks

More than 100 arrests in Oakland, unions, their allies, and now Amnesty International have all condemned the use of tear gas.

Police evict Occupy Oakland

In a massive pre-dawn raid Oct. 25, Oakland and other area police evicted hundreds of Occupy Oakland protesters from their two-week-old encampment in front of City Hall and a smaller camp in a nearby park.

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Occupy Detroit: End foreclosures now!

Detroiter's get it. They know banks received a $700 billion, taxpayer supported bailout but defiantly continue to force people out of their homes.

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Occupy Oaklanders wake up the town

On the morning of Oct. 22, Occupy Oakland's two-week-old camp in front of City Hall - now said to number 150 tents - thronged with visitors.

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