Though former Rep. Rick Lazio lost his Senate bid to Hillary Rodham Clinton, he may still wind up with a job in Washington. According to industry and government sources, the New York Republican is a candidate to succeed John D. Hawke Jr. as comptroller of the currency.

Sources pointed to Mr. Lazio's experience as House Banking's housing subcommittee chairman and suggested that the Republican Party may want to offer him a high-profile position as a reward for duking it out with the former First Lady.

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