Tom Daschle tapped for Health and Human Services
Former Senate majority leader Tom Daschle of South Dakota has been tapped as Secretary of Health and Human Services for president-elect Barack Obama.

Daschle is known as an advocate for Indian issues. He would oversee the Indian Health Service in his new role.

Daschle lost to Sen. John Thune (R-South Dakota) in 2004.

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Obama Picks Daschle for HHS (The Washington Post 11/19)

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