Congress must not turn its back on Americans in need. A farm bill with adequate funding for food assistance is vital to the nation.
The United States and other nations must work strongly to counter the threats posed by biological terrorism, write Tom Daschle and Tom Inglesby in the Harvard Law and Policy Review.
Modern national security threats require a renewed commitment to development and diplomacy, as well as our military strength.
Sen. Tom Daschle calls for collaboration on new ideas and technologies to fight world hunger in the Politico.
Video Senator Tom Daschle discusses how all seniors will benefit from health care reform and why we can't afford not to improve our health care system.
Video Senator Tom Daschle discusses how health care reform will help women and families, and why incremental reform won't work.
Video Tom Daschle discusses how health reform will help Americans who have insurance and how it aids those with health problems.
Video Senator Tom Daschle on why we need health reform—why it is good for families, for doctors, for businesses, and for governments.
Video Senator Tom Daschle on why he believes we need health reform and how it will help all Americans, including doctors and patients, the insured and the uninsured.
Costly and ill-distributed U.S. health care leaves us worse off than the citizens of other wealthy countries. We need reform, writes Sen. Daschle.
In 1991, the political landscape was changed by a teacher from Pennsylvania who ran–and won–by saying, if every prisoner has a lawyer, every American should have a doctor. I remember being one of the sitting senators who made presentations to Senator-elect Harris Wofford in the hopes that he would work with us on our plan. […]
Under an agreement Congress and the administration made last month, free-trade accords with Peru and Panama moved forward. They are far from done, however. Congress should pass these modified agreements, which solidify our access to key countries and whose enforceable labor and environmental standards would set an important precedent for future trade agreements. Congress should […]
There are problems with the Clean Development Mechanism, to be sure. The most troubling aspect of it is not that China has used it effectively, but that it has so far failed the countries, like those in Africa, that will be hardest hit by climate change. Read more here.
Distinguished Senior Fellow Sen. Daschle outlines a Federal Reserve-style institution that could make difficult and critical health policy decisions.
Former Sen. Tom Daschle (D-SD) is the Chair of the Center for American Progress Board of Directors. He previously served as the Senate majority leader and has participated in the development and debate of almost every major public policy issue of the last three decades. In 1978, he was elected to the U.S. House of […]