News bites: Administration won’t extend benefits to domestic partners

The Environmental Protection Agency is looking to issue a flurry of new regulations in the coming months, according to RegWatch. 

In a move possibly skirting federal rules, files relating to the Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden’s hideout have been sent to the CIA, where they are more easily kept out of public view, The Associated Press reports.

Prudential Financial is fighting its proposed designation as a “systemically important” nonbank financial institution, but Republicans complain the label would come with “too big too fail” perks, according to The Hill’s On The Money blog.

The Federal Communications Commission has been flooded with comments from opponents of looser regulations on swearing and nudity on broadcast TV, RegWatch reports.

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