HHS Secretary Nomination Preliminary Hearing

A hearing was held on the nomination of former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle to be secretary of Health and Human Services in the Obama… read more

A hearing was held on the nomination of former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle to be secretary of Health and Human Services in the Obama administration. In his testimony he spoke about the need for bipartisan health care reform. He said he was struck by the high costs of health care, concerned by public apprehension about heath care, and that he was committed to avoid ideological factors in policy-making decisions. 

Former Senator Daschle was introduced by Senator Tim Johnson and Former Senate majority Leader Bob Dole. close

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

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HHS Secretary Nomination Preliminary Hearing

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Program ID:
283205-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 8, 2009
Last Aired:
Jan 21, 2009

Airing Details

  • Jan 08, 2009 | 10:21am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 08, 2009 | 8:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 09, 2009 | 1:24am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 11, 2009 | 3:28pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 21, 2009 | 5:32am EST | C-SPAN 3
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