Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and David Vitter (R-La.) have long pushed to subject the biggest banks to additional restrictions due to their size, or breaking them up into smaller pieces.

On Tuesday, Brown called the New York Fed’s work [a collection of 11 studies] a confirmation of their message.

And Vitter said it was noteworthy that they came from the New York Fed, long seen as close to the industry.

Mark Moseley

Mark Moseley blogs at Your Right Hand Thief. Until mid 2014, Mark Moseley was The Lens' opinion writer, engagement specialist and coordinator for the Charter Schools Reporting Corps. After Katrina and...