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Biden HHS nominee avoids specifics on hot-button issues in confirmation hearing

Xavier Becerra, President Biden’s nominee to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, avoided going into specifics on contentious issues during his first confirmation hearing Tuesday. Biden nominated Becerra, the attorney general of California, in December. Tuesday’s hearing with the Senate Health Committee was the first of two this week. He will face questioning… Read More »

Biden warns Trump and Amy Coney Barrett pose existential threat to healthcare ahead of Supreme Court fight

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden pegged President Trump’s Supreme Court pick Judge Amy Coney Barrett as an existential threat to healthcare as the court prepares to consider a critical Obamacare case amid the coronavirus pandemic. “She has a written track record of disagreeing with the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision upholding the Affordable Care Act. She… Read More »