Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) (Jose Luis Magana/AP Images)

Phar­ma foe Bernie Sanders to take over lead­er­ship of Sen­ate health com­mit­tee

Midterm elec­tions mean com­mit­tee lead­er­ship shake-ups, and for the most pow­er­ful health com­mit­tee in Con­gress that in­cludes changes for both the chair and the rank­ing mem­ber as De­moc­rats are like­ly to cling to con­trol of the Sen­ate.

The cur­rent chair of the Sen­ate Health, Ed­u­ca­tion, La­bor and Pen­sions (HELP) Com­mit­tee, Pat­ty Mur­ray (D-WA), said this week that she’s switch­ing gears and seek­ing the top slot on the pow­er­ful Ap­pro­pri­a­tions Com­mit­tee.

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Life Sciences Senior Associate

General Catalyst

San Francisco, CA, USA