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.