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WASHINGTON — The nomination of Scott Gottlieb, President Trump’s nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration, is moving to the full Senate.

In a 14-9 vote Thursday, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions moved Gottlieb’s confirmation to its final stage, setting up another vote on the Senate floor. All Republicans and two Democrats — Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island and Michael Bennet of Colorado — voted yes.

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