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Tom Daschle
Tom Daschle

A former U.S. Senator for South Dakota and one time Majority Leader, Tom Daschle served in the House for four terms before being elected to the Senate. He lost his re-election bid in 2004 and now serves as a political advisor for a lobbying firm. Daschle is also a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. He was to serve as President Obama's Secretary of Health and Human Services …

Date of Birth: December 09, 1947


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Tom Daschle

"If we can't even figure out how it was that they enacted the threats or moved through that attack, and if we can't evaluate why we were as vulnerable as we were -- if we can't evaluate how it was the last 9/11 happened -- how is it that we can prepare for the next one?" Tom Daschle
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"Republicans claim they want to support civil rights. We want to give them ample opportunity to demonstrate that." Tom Daschle
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"We were told that it was a very strong form of anthrax, a very potent form of anthrax that clearly was produced by somebody who knew what he or she was doing." Tom Daschle
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"On September 14th, we voted unanimously to send our troops into action against the perpetrators of the cowardly and heinous attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. That was our constitutional duty, and it is one that none of us takes lightly," Tom Daschle
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"[On the other side of the aisle, Daschle (D-South Dakota) said Tuesday he wants to find a bipartisan way to expedite the proceeding against Clinton.] I think that the window is going to close here very shortly, ... I don't think we have many days in which to come to some closure here in terms of the procedure itself. I am hopeful that we can do it this week." Tom Daschle
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"The deficit is going up exponentially ... This is a clear editorial on the fiscal policies of this administration, ... I have said before that it was a disaster. I think the numbers today demonstrate why I believe that." Tom Daschle
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"He campaigned hard in the states that he largely won two years ago. He had some coattails," Tom Daschle
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"Every Medicare beneficiary can choose whether they want prescription drug coverage or not," Tom Daschle
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"I think it is fair to say that there is a growing number of economists that question the stimulus," Tom Daschle
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"to restore his credibility and authority." Tom Daschle
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"Literally minutes before the Senate cast its vote, the administration sought to add the words 'in the United States and' after 'appropriate force' in the agreed-upon text. This last-minute change would have given the president broad authority to exercise expansive powers not just overseas -- where we all understood he wanted authority to act -- but right here in the United States , potentially against American citizens . I could see no justification for Congress to accede to this extraordinary request for additional authority. I refused." Tom Daschle
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"All of the Rush Limbaugh wannabes have a very shrill edge." Tom Daschle
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"I think steel is probably something of the past in this country today. I don't think you can sustain the steel industry unless we take this action." Tom Daschle
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"I'm disappointed, really, that the House is going off on all of its tangents once again, ... The capital gains cut, apparently, is alive and well over there, and an array of other things that are just handouts to those who probably don't need it." Tom Daschle
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"[Senate Democratic leader Tom Daschle said the revelation might cause major problems during confirmation hearings for the nominee.] I think it would present very serious problems, ... Face the Nation." Tom Daschle
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"[Daschle criticized the tobacco companies for walking away from the tobacco bill, saying they] are not playing this very smartly. ... changed one vote." Tom Daschle
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"He has invested an inordinate amount of his personal credibility, work and effort to get to this point," Tom Daschle
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Credibility   

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"We didn't involve ourselves in their proceedings and it's very disturbing that they now seem to be intent on involving themselves in ours," Tom Daschle
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"I cannot recall a time when the gap between the demands we place on our soldiers and the thanks we offer them once they return home has been wider." Tom Daschle
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Soldiers   

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"Diversity in education is not a waste of time. It should be a national goal, and it's a goal we're going to keep fighting for." Tom Daschle
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"And it certainly involves dealing with holding certain suspects who may be the subject of investigative efforts." Tom Daschle
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