WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sharply questioned President Obama’s bank regulatory policies during the debate Wednesday evening, charging that the Dodd-Frank Act reinforced the notion of “too big to fail” and warning that the failure to finalize a “qualified mortgage” rule has stifled the housing market.

Romney moderated earlier calls to repeal the 2010 law, which placed a host of new requirements on banks in the wake of the financial crisis, instead saying he’d like to replace it. 

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