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Retiring Rep. Dingell’s Health Policy Legacy Included Fierce Oversight Of Device Center

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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A powerful former Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Dingell has not been only a major player in the health care reform fight, but also a vigorous prober of FDA, launching investigations with lasting effects on the device center. The longest-serving member of the House announced his plans to retire at the end of this congressional term.

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