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Comptroller Tom Curry takes tough line with banks

He would never say so, but I’d bet Tom Curry had his fingers crossed on Election Day.

Curry, a career regulator with deep ties to Massachusetts, had been sworn in as comptroller of the currency just seven months before the election. He could count on some amount of political insulation: the job security of a five-year term running a self-funded independent bureau inside the Treasury Department.

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