Daschle’s Nonprofit Connections

Although former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle’s withdrawal as President Obama’s Health and Human Services secretary received much media attention today, less attention has been paid to Daschle’s nonprofit connections.

Daschle is a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the leftist Center for American Progress, a co-founder of the Bipartisan Policy Center, which —in theory— runs the National Commission on Energy Policy (which support a government takeover of the energy industry), and took trips abroad related to the nonprofit student loan entity EduCap.

Here is a link to a useful Muckety relationship map showing Daschle’s connection to various groups and individuals.

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