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Health Nominee Offers Preview of Second Term Agenda

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Health Nominee Offers Preview of Second Term Agenda

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Health Nominee Offers Preview of Second Term Agenda

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At his Senate confirmation hearing, Department of Health and Human Services secretary nominee Mike Leavitt provided a glimpse into major domestic priorities of the second term. They include potentially cutting Medicaid by up to $100 billion and taking a stand against increased regulation of dietary supplements.