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Daschle picked for HHS secretary

The latest from Mike Allen at Politico:

“Former Senator Majority leader Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) will be secretary of Health and Human Services in the Obama administration, with the delicate mission of shepherding a health-care bill through Congress at a time of punishing budget constraints, a senior Democratic official said.”

The official told Allen that Daschle will focus on the “30,000-foot” part of the job. Read more here.

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