When your party wins control of Congress for the first time in 40 years, it's supposed to feel good. But for Rep. Richard H. Baker, it's been frustrating.

The five-term Louisiana Republican had high hopes of advancing what he calls his "grand plan" to update the laws governing banking. But reality hasn't met expectations.

Limited Time Offer

Save $400 off your subscription. Special offer ends April 30, 2017.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.