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By Ike Brannon
What will Republicans do with both houses of Congress in 2015? Republicans — and a few Democrats — have expressed interest in taking a new look at the Dodd-Frank Act, the landmark 2010 legislation that completely altered the playing field for financial services. The fact that the year-end continuing resolution, which passed with a modicum of bipartisan comity, contained modifications to Dodd-Frank is indicative of the pent-up frustration with certain aspects of the law. Many believe the law has deterred lending and contributed to the slow growth of the last five years.