Senator Daschle is the Founder and CEO of The Daschle Group, A Public Policy Advisory of
Baker Donelson. Senator Daschle served his home state, South Dakota, in the U.S. House of
Representatives from 1979 until 1987 and in the U.S. Senate from 1987 to 2005. He is one of
only two Senators to have served twice as both Majority and Minority Leader.
In addition, Senator Daschle is Chair of the Board of Directors at the Center for American
Progress, Vice-Chair for the National Democratic Institute and a co-founder of the Bipartisan
Policy Center. He is the author of Like No Other Time: The 107th Congress and the Two Years
That Changed America Forever; Critical: What We Can Do About the Health-Care Crisis;
Getting It Done: How Obama and Congress Finally Broke the Stalemate to Make Way for
Health Care Reform and U.S. Senate: Fundamentals of American Government. He has coauthored
his most recent book, Crisis Point, with former Senator Trent Lott.