Saying while he is "not confident we can win this but thatdoesn't mean we shouldn't do our best," CUNA President/CEO Dan Micatoday encouraged credit union members to come to Washington for atwo-day lobbying effort next month to remove an amendment oninterchange fees from the regulatory overhaul bill.

On a conference call, Mica said that in meetings with lawmakersin their states and districts next week and in Washington duringthe fly-in on June 8 and June 9 participants "can't be mean andnasty" and noted that this "isn't like the tea party rallies, andwe can't stand up and scream."

A conference committee will begin meeting next month toreconcile the House- and Senate-passed bills.

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