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Community banks are making a comeback. Eight groups have filed applications in recent months with the FDIC to open new banks. That's not a lot, but it signals a positive trend, according to Rachel Witkowski, reporter for the Wall Street Journal.
Republicans want to deliver a major legislative victory before the country heads to the ballot box next year. At this point tax reform looks like the most likely way to achieve that, but how? WSJ's Richard Rubin reports from Washington.