WASHINGTON — Sen. Ted Cruz has made killing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau one of his key stances on banking policy during his fight to become the Republican presidential nominee.

While that battle is still uphill — Donald Trump won New York handily on Tuesday, boosting his delegate lead over Cruz — any attempt to destroy the CFPB could be an even tougher challenge if he's eventually elected president. Democrats remain fiercely supportive of the CFPB, opposing any structural changes to its leadership or funding, and would undoubtedly fight hard against stronger measures.

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