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Califf Clears First Senate Hurdle, But FDA Decision On Abortion Pill May Complicate Final Confirmation

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Republican opposition to Califf over agency’s recent move to relax its Mifeprex restrictions is ominous since, in order be confirmed as commissioner, he’ll need enough GOP votes to make up for Democratic opposition over his opioid track record and connections to pharma industry.

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