Senate Banking Democrats lose effort to narrow financial bill

May 21, 2015 4:05 PM

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WASHINGTON May 21 The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate Banking Committee voted down efforts by the panel's Democrats on Thursday to narrow the scope of a financial regulatory reform bill that aims to give relief to smaller banks and financial firms.

In a 12-10 vote, the committee declined to accept the Democrats' alternative proposal.

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