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Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu May 16, 2013 12:30 AM CDT

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Boxer Set to Again Move McCarthy's Nomination to Head EPA

Senate Environment and Public Works Chairwoman Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., plans to try again today to convince Republicans on her panel to approve the president's nomination of Gina McCarthy to head the Environmental Protection Agency.

In a last-minute effort to persuade the GOP, acting EPA Administrator Bob Perciasepe met Tuesday with panel ranking member David Vitter, R-La. In a statement released after the meeting, Vitter said the exchange was "productive" and that ...

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