Senator Tom Daschle Named Co-Chair of CPEAR

December 2, 2021 (Washington, DC) – On November 30th, the Coalition for Cannabis Policy, Education, and Regulation (CPEAR) announced that Senator Daschle (D-SD) and former Congressman Greg Walden (R-OR) will be serving as the organization’s bipartisan Co-Chairs. The announcement was first reported in Politico’s Morning Cannabis Newsletter in a section titled “Daschle and Walden Take […]

Senior Vice President Tiffani V. Williams Named on NILE 2021 Top Lobbyist List

November 17th, 2021 (Washington, DC) – Today, the National Institute for Lobbying and Ethics (NILE) named Tiffani V. Williams, Senior Vice President at The Daschle Group, as a Top Lobbyist in 2021. Tiffani was selected amongst nominees from across the country and the lobbying, PAC management, and grassroots organizing industries. According to NILE, nominees are […]

The Daschle Group Signs 25 New Clients in 12 Months

September 29th, 2021 (Washington, DC) – Last week marked the 25th new client signed by The Daschle Group since September 2020. The Daschle Group’s newest clients represent powerful stakeholders on health care, cybersecurity, human and civil rights, energy, education, and trade issues. The Daschle Group’s health care team, led by Senior Vice Presidents Tiffani V. […]

Daschle Group hires first GOP lobbyist

The Daschle Group, founded by former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-S.D.), hired its first Republican lobbyist, Sen. Deb Fischer’s (R-Neb.) former chief of staff Joe Hack. Hack, who worked for Fischer since she was first elected in 2012, is the former all-Democratic firm’s seventh lobbyist. The Daschle Group was founded in 2014. Daschle is […]

Embracing Home Care During This Time of Crisis and Challenge

Over the course of the pandemic, more than 160,000 nursing home and long-term care facility residents and staff have died from COVID-19, representing roughly a third of total deaths in the country. In response, policymakers and federal and state agency officials rushed to put in place emergency guidance and waivers to enhance access to care […]

Biofuels can contribute now to a cleaner energy future

Growing up in South Dakota, agriculture has always been in my blood. For nearly three decades, I had the honor of representing South Dakota — where agriculture is the leading industry, with a $21 billion annual impact on the economy — in Congress. During nearly 20 years in the Senate, I worked across the aisle […]

Compromise does not mean capitulation

We are no strangers to contentious political battles. As former majority leaders in the U.S. Senate from opposing parties, we used to wage them. But for all our differences, that never stopped us from being able to collaborate productively with the other side on common interests and tackle challenges facing our nation. That’s why we […]

We led a 50-50 Senate. Sharing power is so much harder now.

The last time Senate Democrats and Republicans were split 50-50 was two decades ago. As the chamber’s party leaders, it was our responsibility to accommodate this unusual situation. Coming to an agreement was a thorny process then, and it will be even harder now, with nerves made raw by the fatal Jan. 6 Capitol riot […]