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Senate Confirms Price to Run Department of Health and Human Services
The U.S. Senate voted 52-47 to approve Republican Representative Tom Price as the new chief of the massive Health and Human Services Department.
The vote came early Friday morning at the end of a session that ran well past midnight.
Price, a veteran House member from the state of Georgia and an orthopedic surgeon, is an opponent of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, said Price “knows more about health...