WASHINGTON — Banks that received and returned government bailout funds have been chafing against the prices they have to pay to fully extricate themselves from government influence, and there were signs Wednesday their struggle could get worse.

Elizabeth Warren, the chairman of the panel charged with overseeing the administration of the Troubled Asset Relief Program, told a House subcommittee that the Treasury Department needed to try to fetch higher prices for the bank stock purchase warrants it holds.

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