A consumer group blasted the aggressive marketing practices of credit card issuers Wednesday and urged Congress to punish those that let customers become deeply indebted.

Stephen Brobeck, executive director of the Consumer Federation of America, called on the Senate to reject bankruptcy legislation passed by the House June 10, which would force most borrowers to repay at least a portion of their unsecured debts.

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