Leavitt gets the nod as HHS (Health and Human Services) secretary
This article was originally published in Clinica
The US Senate Finance Committee on January 25 unanimously approved Michael Leavitt, President Bush's choice to be the next Health and Human Services secretary. Mr Leavitt is the former governor of Utah and currently head of the Environmental Protection Agency. The full Senate is expected to act on his nomination soon. He would replace Tommy Thompson, who held the HHS post throughout the first Bush administration.
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