Senate panel splits over Xavier Becerra, Biden’s Health and Human Services pick

By: - March 3, 2021 11:57 am

Xavier Becerra, nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services, testifies at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Finance Committee on Feb. 24, 2021. If confirmed, Becerra would be the first Latino secretary of HHS. He was previously Attorney General of California. Photo by Michael Reynolds | Getty Images/Pool

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Arizona Mirror. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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