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David Nather Apr 19, 2017
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Gottlieb to get Senate committee vote Wednesday

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The Senate HELP Committee will vote Wednesday on the confirmation of Scott Gottlieb to be the Food and Drug Administration's next commissioner. He's expected to be approved easily, despite some Democratic misgivings about his industry ties. Then he has to be confirmed by the Senate. That shouldn't be a problem either.