Senators Dodd, Shelby Report Major Progress On Wall Street Reform, Deadlock May Be Avoided

WASHINGTON — The top Senate Democrat and Republican negotiating new Wall Street regulation said Wednesday they expect to resolve their differences before the end of January, an optimistic outlook for a bill that had seemed mired in partisan conflicts.

Sens. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., and Richard Shelby, R-Ala., issued a joint statement saying bipartisan negotiations have resulted in “meaningful progress.” The Senate Banking Committee could consider a compromise bill as early as Jan. 26, people familiar with the discussions said.

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