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But Sens. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., are blocking the nomination until the FDA announces its decision on over-the-counter sales of the controversial emergency morning-after contraceptive known as Plan B. To those unfamiliar with the issue, the Democratic senators' political maneuvering would seem to be an overreaction. But those who have been watching the Bush administration play politics with the Plan B decision understand that it is instead the Senate drawing a line in the sand and saying enough is enough. - (Full Article)

- San Jose Mercury News - April 13, 2006