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FDA Gets Permanent Leadership; Senate Confirms Von Eschenbach
December 12, 2006
Outgoing Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist’s (R-Tenn.) last-minute effort to push through the Bush administration’s choice to
be the FDA commissioner was successful as the Senate voted overwhelmingly last week to approve the nomination. But the agency’s main critic, who attempted to block a vote on the nomination, remains determined to hold the FDA’s feet to the fire during the next session.