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DC Decoder Who is Sylvia Mathews Burwell? The likely new face of Obamacare.

Health secretary nominee Sylvia Mathews Burwell, from small-town West Virginia, has served in numerous government posts, including Obama's budget director. Republicans praise her low-key manner.

By Staff writer / April 11, 2014

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If President Obama gets his wish, Sylvia Mathews Burwell will be his new Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary – and the new face of Obamacare.