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Sources: Daschle withheld tax problems

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama's choice for health secretary knew of his tax problems as early as last June, sources say.
Obama 'confident' of Daschle confirmation

Obama 'confident' of Daschle confirmation

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The White House says it is confident U.S. President Barack Obama's nominee for Health and Human Services secretary will be confirmed despite tax problems.

Financial crisis trumping nominees' errors

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. economic and financial turmoil has muted the potential for financial controversy facing at least two Cabinet nominees, one observer notes.

Daschle confirmation process bogs down

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle's confirmation as U.S. secretary of health and human services has bogged down, observers say.
Daschle pledges healthcare bipartisanship

Daschle pledges healthcare bipartisanship

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. Health and Human Service Secretary nominee Tom Daschle pledged Thursday to work in a bipartisan manner to revamp the U.S. healthcare system.

Obama hopes to avoid Clinton mistakes

WASHINGTON, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Political observers say President-elect Barack Obama hopes to avoid the mistakes of the Clinton administration by working with Congress on a healthcare plan.
Daschle given double authority

Daschle given double authority

CHICAGO, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, the designated health and human services secretary, has a background in healthcare and the legislative process.
Obama taps Daschle for health chief

Obama taps Daschle for health chief

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Tom Daschle, U.S. President-elect Barack Obama's choice to lead the nation's health agency, will be Obama's point person for healthcare reform.
Obama splits time on healthcare, scandal

Obama splits time on healthcare, scandal

CHICAGO, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. President-elect Barack Obama's selection of Tom Daschle to oversee the nation's health agency was eclipsed Thursday by the Illinois governor scandal.

Details of anthrax investigation revealed

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- A team of U.S. scientists spent nearly seven years working in secret to help crack the 2001 anthrax letter case, the FBI said.

Daschle says Georgia crisis was avoidable

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle said Sunday the Russia-Georgia crisis could have been averted.
Report: Ivins may have targeted Daschle

Report: Ivins may have targeted Daschle

HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Before receiving an anthrax-laced letter in 2001, then U.S. Sen. Tom Daschle had complained about the Army's anthrax vaccine, the Hartford Courant said.
Graham, Daschle spar over Obama comment

Graham, Daschle spar over Obama comment

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Sunday Barack Obama "absolutely" is playing the race card but former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle disputed that.

Daschle calls for increased Afghan support

WASHINGTON, June 22 (UPI) -- The United States should focus its anti-terrorism efforts on Afghanistan rather than Iraq, former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle said Sunday.

Ickes: Rules resolution took Clinton votes

WASHINGTON, June 1 (UPI) -- The ruling by the Democratic Party's Rules and Bylaws Committee took delegate votes from U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton, Clinton adviser Harold Ickes said Sunday.

Democrats look to unify against McCain

WASHINGTON, May 18 (UPI) -- Top Democratic Party leaders discussed plans to mount a united campaign against presumptive Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain, officials said.
Report: Superdelgates wary of Clinton

Report: Superdelgates wary of Clinton

WASHINGTON, April 20 (UPI) -- U.S. presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, after years of building Democratic Party relationships, has had some trouble wooing superdelegates, analysts said.

Nutter 'saddened' by Obama comments

WASHINGTON, April 13 (UPI) -- Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter said Sunday he was "saddened" by remarks by presidential contender Barack Obama about small-town residents in Pennsylvania.
McCain rarely talks of overtures with Dems

McCain rarely talks of overtures with Dems

WASHINGTON, March 24 (UPI) -- The message of unity presumptive Republican U.S. presidential nominee John McCain offers differs with two times he was at odds with his party, insiders say.

Daschle: Delegate votes cannot be ignored

WASHINGTON, March 9 (UPI) -- Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle said Sunday it would be a "travesty" if state-elected delegates do not decide the Democratic presidential nomination.

Daschle faults Bill Clinton's criticisms

AIKEN, S.C., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle said Tuesday that former U.S. President Bill Clinton's recent criticisms of Barack Obama are not presidential.

The almanac

UPI almanac for Monday, Oct. 15, 2007.
By United Press International

The Almanac

UPI almanacs for Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006.
By United Press International

Daschle sets timeline on bid for president

WASHINGTON, March 14 (UPI) -- Tom Daschle, former U.S. senator from South Dakota, says he will make a decision whether to run for the Democratic nomination for president within six months.

Hoekstra says eavesdropping has lost punch

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee says President George W. Bush's secret wiretapping may be of questionable value since it has become public.
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