WASHINGTON — Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and David Vitter, R-La., had a rare chance to talk directly in public to some of Wall Street's top representatives this week — and in at least one case, they came away a bit perplexed.

The duo spoke Tuesday on their bill designed to tackle "too big to fail" at a forum hosted by American Banker and Federal Financial Analytics, where they heard some pushback from industry officials over their plan to raise capital standards at the country's largest banks.

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