Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Senate Approves Crawford to Head FDA

July 19, 2005 -- The Senate confirmed President Bush's pick to head the FDA Monday evening, ending a series of drawn-out controversies that had left the post vacant for nearly a year and a half.

Senators voted 78-16 to confirm Lester B. Crawford as the agency's next commissioner, elevating the veterinarian and experienced Washington bureaucrat from his post as acting director.

link from WebMD

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