Obama tells a surprisingly blunt Katie Couric, "I messed up." Tom Daschle's quick exit from the health-care Cabinet job is just proof that he was a poor choice for the job. If the guy can't get it together enough to wipe his nose clean after rubbing it against the rear of society schmuckettes li ... More >>
While new Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner owed $34,000 in taxes, he had an excuse, if not a good one, in his confusion over his salary arrangements with the World Bank, and it's not like a Treasury Secretary has that much to do with finance anyway. But Tom Daschle, Senate lion and proposed Health an ... More >>
Lots of economic news today: talking to Matt Lauer, with whom he had previously joked about the Super Bowl and Jessica Simpson' "weight battle," President Obama says that more banks are likely to fail. But, as we have nothing to fear but fear itself, Obama's permanent-campaign arm is calling for "e ... More >>
In an interview on the Today show earlier today, President Obama said the Food and Drug Administration needs to step it up. With a salmonella outbreak in peanut butter blamed for eight deaths and sickening over 500 people, Obama said he wants to examine how the agency operates. "I think that the FDA ... More >>
President-Elect Obama has just named former South Dakota Senator Tom Daschle as Secretary of Health and Human Services and head of the new White House Office of Health Reform. Daschle, a health-care reformer who has proposed a "Federal Health Board" to "promote quality and save money by making the h ... More >>
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