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Congressional Clock Running Out to Repeal Obama Regulations

  • Deadline to use Congressional Review Act a month away
  • Rules on methane, chemical safety, credit cards in limbo
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Hunting bears by airplane is legal again on federal land in Alaska and the mentally-ill can purchase guns thanks to Republicans’ successful use of a once-obscure law allowing them to quickly roll back regulations.

But with a key deadline for using the Congressional Review Act looming, plenty of other rules targeted for elimination are likely to be spared -- or fall into the longer, laborious process of review by the administration.