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Regulators have wrapped up their years-long effort to overhaul rules aimed at boosting bank lending in underserved communities. For progressives and the White House, the update of Community Reinvestment Act regulations is a signature achievement, especially with an election year approaching.
Nevertheless, today’s action by the Federal Reserve, FDIC and O…