Senate confirms Burwell in health post

Posted: June 6, 2014 at 5:31 a.m.

The Senate confirmed Sylvia Mathews Burwell on Thursday as the new secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services by a bipartisan vote of 78-17.

This story is only available from our archives.


« Previous Story

Obama: Hard to see economic benefit in Britai...

President Barack Obama said Thursday that it's hard to see how Britain would benefit by leaving the European Union given that the 28-nation bloc's decisions "have an enormo... Read »

Next Story »

Fears for GI's life cited in swap

President Barack Obama's administration told senators it didn't notify Congress about the pending swap of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban officials because of intellige... Read »