Kessler: Still At Large

The regulator heading Hill Republicans' most-wanted list may elude capture--for now. The GOP had vowed to quell the Food & Drug Administration and its activist chief, David Kessler, whose alleged crimes include delaying product approvals and heavy-handed enforcement. But the budget battle and the complexity of FDA reform have forced delays. "You won't see a bill this year," admits FDA critic Representative Richard M. Burr (R-N.C.).

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