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Himes looks for middle ground in Dodd-Frank fight

"WASHINGTON -- As a 12-year veteran of Goldman Sachs, U.S. Rep. Jim Himes, D-4, is one of the very few lawmakers on Capitol Hill who understands the intricacies of Wall Street -- a fact he's not shy in pointing out.

"But that expertise has made for a lonely uphill slog to the no-man's land of Wall Street reform.

"Lately Himes, who lives in Greenwich, has found himself caught in the fire between warring Republicans and Democrats over changes to the 2010 Dodd-Frank legislation that brought an unprecedented measure of regulation to the financial world.