WASHINGTON -- Within hours of Bill Clinton's victory, the banking industry began mounting a campaign to persuade him that relaxed regulation will be crucial to reviving the nation's economy.

Bankers are eager to make their case to the President-elect well before the first days of his administration, when he is expected to unveil his economic stimulus package.

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