How Dodd's Exit Alters The Reform Equation

The FedDodd will continue his quest to strip the Fed of its bank regulatory role. As a lame duck, though, he may need to compromise with the White House on that issue to get his financial-reform bill passed.

Consumer ProtectionGOP opposition to Obama's wished-for consumer financial protection agency may intensify, though Dodd will continue to consider adding consumer protection powers to a proposed bank regulatory agency he supports.

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