As Congress considers how to shore up the Savings Association Insurance Fund, conflicts between banks' two major trade groups are opening the door for a fix that neither wants.

Longtime observers aren't surprised. They say it's only the latest example of the kind of damage the industry inflicts on itself when the American Bankers Association and the Independent Bankers Association of America bicker.

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