Obama Criticizes Blagojevich, Names Daschle to HSS

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Barack Obama today named Tom Daschle to be his Secretary of Health and Human Services. Asked about allegations against Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, the President-elect said he's "appalled and disappointed" and hopes he'll resign. Obama said he had no contact with the Governor about filling his vacant seat in the US Senate seat. But in phone calls tapped by federal officials, Blagojevich denounced Obama for refusing to play ball. Obama was asked how Blagojevich knew that. Carol Lee is White House reporter for Politico, covering the transition team in Chicago.




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