As Rep. Scott Garrett seeks to pass the first significant financial reform law since the Dodd-Frank Act, a lot of forces are arrayed against him.

He faces election-year gridlock, the dug-in opposition of a powerful federal agency and the perception that the issue would be better handled in a more comprehensive fashion.

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