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Senate Confirms Sylvia Mathews Burwell as HHS Secretary

The U.S. Senate today confirmed Sylvia Mathews Burwell as Secretary of Health and Human Services by a vote of 78-17. Burwell previously served as director of the Office of Management and Budget, where she received unanimous confirmation, and faced little opposition during Senate committee confirmation hearings. CHA looks forward to working with the Secretary as she takes on this new role.