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June 5, 2014 12:04 PM

Senate Minority Leader McConnell to oppose Burwell HHS confirmation

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he’s voting no Thursday on the nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to head the Department of Health and Human Services. While crediting Burwell with being a ‘smart and skilled public servant,’ McConnell feels she doesnt have the skill set to address the main problem facing former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ replacement: operating the Affordable Care Act.

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