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Daschle's Expanded Role: Shepherding Health Care Reform

First Posted: 12- 5-08 12:24 AM   |   Updated: 01- 4-09 05:12 AM

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Washington Post:

Under the best of circumstances, overseeing the Department of Health and Human Services is an enormous undertaking. With 65,000 employees and a budget of $707.7 billion, it accounts for nearly one-quarter of all federal spending, second only to the Defense Department.

But in the Obama administration the job is taking on a second, perhaps more daunting, responsibility: shepherding health-care reform legislation through Congress.

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