Obama Announces Daschle as HHS Pick

President-elect Barack Obama formally announced today his selection of former Sen. Tom Daschle to lead the Department of Health and Human Services. The former Senate majority leader will also lead a new White House office of health reform, Obama said today. He also announced that Jeanne Lambrew, a HHS official under President Bill Clinton who helped co-write a health care book with Daschle, has been tapped to be deputy director of that office. Although the Daschle pick has been known for...Full Story
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