Sen. Lincoln's win renews speculation about swaps measure

Sen. Blanche Lincoln, chairwoman of the Senate Agriculture Committee, won a narrow victory in Arkansas' Democratic primary. Ms. Lincoln's win prompted renewed speculation about a measure that would force major banks to spin off their swaps desk because she is its main proponent. The House version of the regulatory-revamp bill does not include the swaps provision, which faces opposition from leading lawmakers, the financial industry and officials in the Obama administration.

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