In beating back a plan to bolster the Savings Association Insurance Fund, the banking industry demonstrated last week that it can still muster the political firepower to score big wins on Capitol Hill.

Following disappointments on Glass-Steagall reform and other legislative initiatives, the victory surprised many observers and offered fresh hope for future lobbying efforts.

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