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Capitol Hill In Brief

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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CMS nomination hearing: Senate Finance Committee will consider Kerry Weems' nomination to be CMS administrator on July 18. Weems has spent 24 years at HHS and is currently Secretary Michael Leavitt's deputy chief of staff (1"The Gray Sheet" May 7, 2007, p. 5). Leslie Norwalk plans to step down as acting CMS administrator this month (2"The Gray Sheet" July 2, 2007, p. 7)...

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