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Tom Daschle: US Healthcare Best In World a 'Myth'

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/06/17/Tom_Daschle__Tommy_Thompson_The_Future_of_Health_Care Tom Daschle, formerly Barack Obama's nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services, outlines several reforms he argues are essential to reforming the U.S. healthcare system. "I would call it a myth that we have the best healthcare system in the world," he says. ---- The National Constitution Center's Sixth Annual John M. Templeton, Jr., Lecture on Economic Liberties and the Constitution will consider the issue of health care, which has commanded national attention and become a focal point of debate during the 2008 presidential election process. Delivering this year's lecture, titled "Health Care, Choice or Mandate?" will be Secretary Tommy Thompson, former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services and the 42nd Governor of Wisconsin, with a response from Senator Tom Daschle, former Senate Majority Leader from South Dakota - National Constitution Center Thomas Andrew Daschle is a former U.S. Senator and Senate Majority Leader from South Dakota. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He was defeated on November 2, 2004, by the Republican candidate, John Thune, in his bid for re-election. He is currently a Special Policy Advisor at the law firm Alston & Bird LLP, visiting professor at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute at Georgetown University, and a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress.
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