Senator Tom Daschle

Former United States Senator, member of the House of Representatives, and co-chairman of national health task forces

Senator Daschle was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1978 and served for eight years. In 1986 he was elected to the U.S. Senate and after eight years became the Democratic Leader. Senator Daschle is one of the longest serving Senate Democratic Leaders in history and during his tenure directed the Senate through some of its most historic challenges. In addition to Senator, Mr. Daschle has added author to his list of titles. He has three published books that recount some of his experiences in government work. More recently Senator Daschle was a part of creating the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), which is an organization that is committed to finding common ground on important public policy issues of the time. Within BPC, Senator Daschle has co-chaired many health task forces and issued numerous reports on health related policy.

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