Obama nominee to lead FDA wins backing from Senate committee

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jan 12, 2016 2:42 PM
(Reuters) - President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Robert Califf, won backing from a Senate committee on Tuesday as its members shrugged off criticism from consumer watchdogs that he is too closely linked with the pharmaceutical industry to lead the agency impartially.