Politico ---------- The Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday afternoon advanced the nomination of Alex Azar to run HHS, putting him one step closer to heading a department that's been in turmoil in the Trump administration's first year. The 15-12 vote, which fell largely along party lines, clears the way for a vote on the Senate floor to install Azar atop the sprawling health agency, which has been without a permanent leader since Tom Price's resignation in September amid scrutiny of his use of charter jets. Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware was the lone Democrat to vote in favor of Azar's nomination. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.
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