WASHINGTON — It’s show time for federal banking regulators.

With the economy softening faster than expected and bad loans blitzing bank profits, the Federal Reserve Board and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency are center stage, trying to keep banks safe while also warding off a recession.

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