The Georgia Blues: The Tipline for 6 January 2021

It looks as though the Democrats won both of Georgia’s Senate runoff elections on Tuesday, presumably giving the Biden administration more leeway with who it can select as officials and judges. But some observers are already foreshadowing fights between progressive and moderate wings of the party. Could a Senate majority avoid a two-to-two deadlock at the Federal Trade Commission? Mark the start of a Senate antitrust subcommittee probe? In today’s Tipline, St Luke’s scores a win against ProMedica, another merger is abandoned following an FTC challenge and the US antitrust agencies get paid.

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