tom daschle

  • August 15, 2000  

    During his speech before the Democratic convention, the Senate’s minority leader celebrates the Democratic party’s "core belief" of community. Continue reading

  • February 25, 1999  

    Congressional Democrats say they are ready to tackle a number of issues, including the approaching insolvency of the Social Security system. Jim Lehrer talks with Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle about his party’s legislative agenda, U.S. involvement in the Kosovo crisis and trust in Washington. Continue reading

  • May 15, 1997  

    After days of heated debate, the Senate today began voting on different proposals to ban a specific late-term abortion, called “partial-birth” abortions by opponents. Continue reading

  • December 3, 1996  

    Tom Daschle (D-SD) and Trent Lott (R-MS) were re-elected to the top of the Senate leadership. Lott is back as Majority leader, Daschle is the Minority leader. Senator Daschle talks to Jim Lehrer about the mood of “cooperation and bi-partisanship” in Congress and reports of his recent “independence” from the Clinton White House. Continue reading

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