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Holsinger confirmation hearing set for July 12.

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The Senate Health, Education, and Labor Committee announced that the confirmation hearing for Surgeon General nominee James Holsinger, who has repeatedly pushed homophobic, scientifically inaccurate statements, has been set for July 12. This month, Holsinger has “quietly been making courtesy calls” to senators.

Read the press release:

SENATOR EDWARD M. KENNEDY ANNOUNCES HOLSINGER NOMINATION HEARING (Press Release)

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Today, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, announced that the nomination hearing for Surgeon General nominee Dr. James Holsinger, Jr. will be held on Thursday, July 12th at 10:00am.

WHO: Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee

WHAT: Nomination hearing for Surgeon General

WHERE: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 628

WHEN: 10:00am, Thursday, July 12, 2007