Daschle, New Addition to Obama Cabinet

Obama picks Sen. Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) to lead Health and Human Services.


Obama has selected Tom Daschle to be the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Among the economy and foreign affairs, health care was one of Obama's biggest issues in campaign 2008. The now former senator from South Dakota has been one of Obama's close advisers and is experienced in the U.S. health care system. Most importantly, though, Obama seems to trust Daschle--a factor that is shaping up to be the guiding principle for Obama's cabinet. So wait, why are people still discussing Hillary?

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