The president of the nation's largest thrift trade group said members must improve their lobbying skills if they hope to win over Washington lawmakers.

Speaking at the annual convention of America's Community Bankers here this week, Paul A. Schosberg acknowledged that members have been "down and desperate" since Congress failed to address some key thrift issues before recessing last month.

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