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Proponents of Labor Department’s Fiduciary Rule Split on SEC’s Efforts

One SEC commissioner suggests "Regulation Best Interest" might be better termed "Regulation Status Quo"

FERC Initiates Review of 1999 Policy Governing Certifications of Pipelines

Query reflects concerns from environmentalists and landowners, among others

Voters Increasingly Link Trump to Republicans in Washington

Being closely tied to Trump could cause issues for GOP in November

Cornyn Backs Wyden’s Call to Have Drug Executives Testify Before Senate Panel

It’s a good idea, Senate majority whip says, but he also wants money for border security

Faith in Comey’s Honesty Declines, but Voters Still Trust Him Over Trump

Fewer registered voters say Comey is honest compared to last year

Senate Finance Panel’s Opioid Hearing to Focus on Changes to Medicare, Medicaid

Policy outline includes evaluations of prescriber and patient education about proper opioid use

Most Voters Back Airstrikes Against Syria, Despite Low Confidence in Strategy

Majority of voters say airstrikes unlikely to deter Syria from future attacks

While Republicans Celebrate Tax Cuts Today, Others March to Repeal Them

Sen. Pat Toomey touts tax benefits to businesses at U.S. Chamber of Commerce event

Chatterjee Says FERC Could Have Better Handled Removal of Pipeline Tax Benefit

McIntyre, FERC chairman, says agency “had no choice” due to court order but will process requests for a rehearing

Some Experts Caution Against New Rules in Wake of Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Panelists characterized forthcoming EU rules as potential regulatory overreach