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Host Bob Edwards talks with Cindy Skrzycki, a Washington Post reporter and author of The Regulators: Anonymous Power Brokers in American Politics. Thousands of federal employees enforce the government's rules for everything from the amount of water in a toilet flush to the size of the holes in Swiss cheese. (Rowman and Littlefield, ISBN: 0-7425-1908-2)