WASHINGTON — Senate Banking Committee Chairman Phil Gramm on Monday vowed to raise his profile on bankruptcy reform legislation and the fate of government-sponsored enterprises like Fannie Mae and said he would make a second run at reforming securities laws a key element of his 2001 agenda.

At a press conference about his agenda, Sen. Gramm also confirmed that Texas community banker Don Powell is expected to be President Bush’s pick for chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

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