The Washington Times - December 4, 2008, 12:47PM

Capitol One Financial Corp., which is based in McLean, Va., is planning to purchase the D.C. area’s largest retail bank — Chevy Chase Bank, according to combined reports.

The finance firm already has changed its signature TV commercials.


“What’s in your wallet?” a Viking says.

“A couple of banks,” another Viking answers, “and an IOU from the FDIC.”