Obama Health Care Announcement

President-Elect Barack Obama announced the nomination of former Senator Tom Daschle as his secretary of Health and Human Services and also… read more

President-Elect Barack Obama announced the nomination of former Senator Tom Daschle as his secretary of Health and Human Services and also as director of a White House office on health care reform. He nominated Jeanne Lambrew as the deputy director. 

President-Elect Obama also spoke about financial aid to the automotive industry and the arrest of Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. In answers to several questions on the governor’s arrest he said that he never spoke to Governor Blagojevich about replacing him in the U.S. Senate, nor had his transition staff been involved in any deal-making about the Senate appointment. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Obama Health Care Announcement

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Program ID:
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Category:
News Conference
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News Conference
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Dec 11, 2008
Last Aired:
Dec 12, 2008

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  • Dec 11, 2008 | 11:06am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 11, 2008 | 2:19pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 11, 2008 | 6:18pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 11, 2008 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 12, 2008 | 12:08am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 12, 2008 | 5:58am EST | C-SPAN 1
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