WASHINGTON — For many bankers, President-elect George W. Bush’s administration, as personified by their primary federal regulator, may look familiar well beyond the presidential inauguration.

Leaders of three of the four bank and thrift regulatory agencies could stay on for months in the Republican administration where banking-policy initiatives are unlikely early on.

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