When it comes to matters of national security, members ofCongress are routinely allowed to view classified documents.

So why shouldn't interested members be able to view the versionof the Department of Labor's fiduciary rulecurrently under review at the Office of Management and Budget?

That's the argument Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colorado, laid out in aletter to OMB director Shaun Donovan, which was also copied toLabor Secretary Thomas Perez.

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Nick Thornton

Nick Thornton is a financial writer covering retirement and health care issues for BenefitsPRO and ALM Media. He greatly enjoys learning from the vast minds in the legal, academic, advisory and money management communities when covering the retirement space. He's also written on international marketing trends, financial institution risk management, defense and energy issues, the restaurant industry in New York City, surfing, cigars, rum, travel, and fishing. When not writing, he's pushing into some land or water.