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Baucus Objects to Recess Appointment
New York Times

Over at The Caucus blog, The Times’s Robert Pear details objections made by Senator Max Baucus, the Democratic chairman of the Finance Committee, to President Obama’s decision to appoint Dr. Donald Berwick to head Medicare and Medicaid.

Mr. Obama bypassed the usual Senate confirmation process, using his executive authority to make a recess appointment.

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