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Tavenner May Gain Bipartisan Support

Politico: Marilyn Tavenner Might Be Beneficiary Of Bipartisan Nod
President Barack Obama's nominee to run the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will go before the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday with potential for bipartisan support for her confirmation. Marilyn Tavenner, who has been running the agency in an acting capacity for more than a year, appears to have risen above the volatile politics of health reform to garner support — or at least not vocal, universal opposition — on Capitol Hill (Haberkorn, 4/8).

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