WASHINGTON — Democratic victories in the Senate on Tuesday, combined with a too-close-to-call presidential race, raise serious questions about the prospects for the banking industry’s legislative agenda here next year.

The Democrats made a net gain of at least three seats in the Senate, shaving the Republican majority to a razor-thin 51-49. A loss by Republican Sen. Slade Gorton of Washington, who held on to a slim lead Wednesday afternoon as votes were still being counted, had Democrats salivating over the possibility of a 50-50 split.

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