US FDA Commissioner Race Shrinks And Widens: Biden Team Trying To Woo Reluctant Dems On Woodcock While Exploring New Options
White House is trying to overcome some Senate Democrats’ opposition to Janet Woodcock as FDA Commissioner, while also looking for other candidates for the job. Josh Sharfstein, long thought to be Woodcock’s main competition, is not a strong contender.
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