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The crosscurrents could turn the coming weeks into a make-or-break moment for some of Biden’s biggest initiatives — and perhaps a final chance to demonstrate whether bipartisan cooperation is possible.
Emergent Chief Executive Robert Kramer received $5.6 million in 2020 in salary, bonus, stocks, and stock option awards, according to a company filing Friday. Manufacturing problems at the plant this year ruined 15 million doses of Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine.
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