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WASHINGTON — Dr. Scott Gottlieb makes no apologies for his work with the pharma industry. He’s proud to say he’s helped launch a bevy of biotech startups. And he believes that his experience financing and advising drug companies can help him be a smarter, savvier commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.

He’ll get a chance to make that case on Wednesday at his confirmation hearing. Here, five questions we’d like to see the senators ask:

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