With Burwell Confirmation Hearing Approaching, Many GOP Senators Say They Are Impressed With The Nominee

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April 30, 2014 AT 6:34 AM
The proxy war over Obamacare that was expected to dominate the Senate in May is looking more and more like a dud. The chamber will begin consideration next week of Sylvia Mathews Burwell’s nomination to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, the agency tasked with implementing the health care law. Initially, Republicans seemed poised to use the confirmation process to spur further attacks on Obamacare. But instead, more than a half-dozen GOP senators said in interviews that they are impressed with Burwell’s credentials