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Name: Thomas Andrew Daschle                                                         
Born: 9 December 1947 Aberdeen, South Dakota                                       
Thomas Andrew Daschle (born December 9, 1947) 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.                                                       
Thomas Daschle is a Richard von Weizsäcker Distinguished Visitor at the American   
Academy in Berlin, Germany, for Spring 2008.