WASHINGTON — In a sign of how angry many bankers are after the passage of Dodd-Frank, the industry is backing Mitt Romney and the Republican National Committee by a nearly 2-to-1 margin through political donations in the 2012 campaign.

Though some may see it as a political risk — especially given that President Obama is still considered the favorite in this race — bankers argue they see only upside, and little potential backlash, from their support of the president's rival.

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