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Consumers Union is a United States-based non-profit organization focusing on product testing, investigative journalism, and consumer advocacy in an attempt to help consumers to make informed decisions in the marketplace and to try and encourage market actors to place the needs of consumers first. Consumer Reports publishes a magazine and a website, both called 'Consumer Reports'. As of January 2016, its CEO is Marta Tellado, who has served in the position since 2014. Wikipedia*

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The Consumers Union has 9 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1996, Health Insurance Market. The year with the most videos was 1998 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2006 with an average of 66 views per program. Most appearances with Gene Kimmelman (3), Mark N. Cooper (3), Gail Shearer (2). Most common tag: Consumer Issues.

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