WASHINGTON -- The House Energy and Commerce Committee, long a graveyard for bank securities powers legislation, is likely to undergo a shake-up when Republicans take control of Congress next year.

A key issue is who the new chairman won't be: Rep. John D. Dingell, D-Mich. Rep. Dingell's father helped write the Glass-Steagall Act in 1933, and he has used his position as committee chairman to block. efforts to expand bank securities powers.

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