Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox testifies before the Senate Banking Committee today. When he took the reins of the SEC last year, many thought Cox would be a friend to Big Business. As Scott Tong reports, that hasn't been the case.
The second of two public hearings on plans by Wal-Mart to launch an industrial bank is scheduled for today in Overland, Kan. And as Rachel Dornhelm reports, the retail giant appears ready to agree to conditions to win regulator approval.
As Congress reconvenes from its spring recess, immigration is expected to return as a top priority. As Hillary Wicai reports, the Senate Judiciary Committee is hearing from economists today on the costs and benefits of immigrant laborers.
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