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Annelise Anderson
Associate Director, OMB, 1981-1983

Bert Carp
Deputy Assistant for Domestic Affairs for President Jimmy Carter, 1977-1981

Tom Daschle
Senator (D-SD), 1987-2005

John Hilley
White House, Director of Legislative Affairs, 1996-1998

William G. Hoagland
Staff Director, Senate Budget Committee, 1986-2003

Douglas Holtz-Eakin
Director, CBO, 2003-2005

Jim Miller
Director, OMB, 1985-1988

Joseph Minarik
OMB, Associate Director for Economic Policy, 1993-2001

June O'Neill
CBO, Director, 1995-1999

Rudolph Penner
Director, CBO, 1983-1987

Robert Reich
Secretary of Labor, 1993-1997

Robert Reischauer
Director, CBO, 1989-1995

Alice Rivlin
Director, CBO, 1975-1983 Director, OMB, 1994-1996

Robert Rubin
Secretary of the Treasury, 1995-1999

Warren Rudman
Senator (R-NH), 1980-1993

James Sasser
Senator (D-TN), 1976-1994

Charles Schultze
Chair, Council of Economic Advisers, 1977-1981

John Sununu
White House Chief of Staff, 1989-1991

John Taylor
Member, Council of Economic Advisors, 1989-1991 Undersecretary of Treasury for International Affairs, 2001-2005

Tom Daschle

Photograph: Senator Tom Daschle

Tom Daschle, a Democrat, was first elected to public office as one of South Dakota's Representatives in 1978. He was elected to represent that state in the United States Senate in 1986. Once entering the Senate, Daschle served on the influential Senate Finance Committee. After the 1994 midterm elections, Daschle became the Senate Minority Leader and then, from mid-2001 to early-2003 served as the Senate's Majority Leader. He lost in a reelection battle in 2004.

In this interview, Senator Daschle comments on a range of key pieces of legislation related to taxes and budgeting.

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