The FDA has failed to approve the emergency contraceptive Plan B for over-the-counter sales despite an overwhelming vote in favor of doing so by its scientific advisory panel. Frustrated by FDA inaction, Senators Hillary Clinton (D-NY) and Patty Murray (D-WA) have placed a hold on voting to approve the appointment of Lester Crawford as FDA Commissioner. Clinton tells the Post: "the FDA has had the Plan B application for years and the American people simply need an answer, yes or no. Science should never take a back seat to politics and ideology."
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