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Glass-Steagall takes center stage in 2016

"A Depression-Era banking law is helping to shape the 2016 presidential field, as Wall Street critics push hard for its return.

"The Glass-Steagall Act, the 1933 law that established a firewall between investment and commercial banking, was repealed 16 years ago on Thursday.

"Where candidates stand on its possible return has become a litmus test in both parties, with supporters arguing Congress needs to restore it to prevent the next financial collapse.

"The debate is leaving the 2016 field, and particularly Hillary Clinton, in a tough spot.