Senate Committees Advance Nominees for FDA Commissioner, VA Inspector General
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Tuesday by voice vote approved Robert Califf's nomination for FDA commissioner. The full Senate now must consider the nomination. Meanwhile, the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on Tuesday voted to approve Michael Missal's nomination for VA's inspector general.
- "Senate Panel Approves Nominee for FDA Commissioner" (Burton, Wall Street Journal, 1/12).
- "Senate Panel Approves Obama's Pick for FDA Commissioner" (Bergengruen, McClatchy/Sacramento Bee, 1/12).
- "Senate Panel Backs Lawyer Missal as VA Watchdog" (Daly, AP/Sacramento Bee, 1/12).