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Group letter to Senator Dodd supporting the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Reform Act

Credit card solicitations have increased five-fold since 1990. In the last decade, credit card issuers have increased the amount of credit they offer more than twice as fast as consumers have taken on debt. Still, revolving credit (most of which is credit card debt) ballooned from $214 billion in January 1990 to $964 billion

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