The banking crisis continues to confront Wall Street, Washington and potentially Main Street with more than $109 billion worth of new financial and liquidity lifelines extended to struggling banks in both the U.S. and Europe since March 12.

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Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Finance Committee about President Joe Biden’s proposed budget request for the fiscal year 2024, Thursday, March 16, 2023, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies during a House Financial Services Committee hearing to examine the Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to Congress, Wednesday, March 8, 2023, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)


President Joe Biden talks to reporters before departing from the South Lawn of the White House, Fridday, March 17, 2023, in Washington. Biden is headed to Delaware. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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