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Sebelius to Head HHS

Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius has been selected by President Barack Obama to become the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Sebelius was an early supporter of Obama, and had been mentioned as a potential Vice Presidential candidate. She will be … Continue reading

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Looks Like Sebelius at HHS

It appears that Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius will be chosen to be the Secretary of HHS, replacing Tom Daschle as the President’s nominee. The leak about the selection is of course subject to additional vetting by the Presidents staff. I … Continue reading

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Tom, You’re Out!

Tom Daschle today withdrew from consideration as HHS Secretary, bowing to the mounting pressure from his tax problems. President Obama accepted Daschle’s withdrawal with the requisite “regret”. Obama also had Nancy Killefer withdraw from consideration for the job of Chief … Continue reading

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Daschle Hits the Tax Skids

Tom Daschle’s confirmation as H.H.S. Secretary appears to be in doubt with the revelation yesterday of tax problems. Daschle has filed amended tax returns for three years that have added $128,000 to his tax liability. His problems are in three … Continue reading

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