WASHINGTON — Negotiations over the nation's budget are about to heat up, likely putting at least one major provision of the Dodd-Frank reform law back in the crosshairs.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's orderly liquidation authority, which gives the agency the power to wind down large financial firms, has been a perpetual thorn in the side of some Republicans, who argue that such powers enshrined "too big to fail" rather than eliminating it.

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