…but is having trouble finding allies even on her own side of the aisle, reports Politico. The reason? Although loans from car dealers "are often the largest kind of unregulated debt consumers have" (part of the reason Sen. Warren is seeking greater regulation), the auto dealer industry is powerful:
The $730 billion auto-dealer industry enjoys a special status. Auto dealers are in every district, employ more than a million people and are often local and family owned — which adds up to huge leverage in Washington. The industry has an army of lobbyists and a long history of beating back regulatory attempts.
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