Trent Lott, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader and Senator from Mississippi

Bipartisan Leadership: A Conversation with Trent Lott Tuesday, October 25, 2016   This was part two of an ongoing series regarding the United States federal government’s focus on public health in the U.S. Watch part one with former Senator Thomas Daschle here.   Senator Trent Lott represented the people of Mississippi in Congress for 35 years and is one of a handful of officials to have held elected leadership positions in both the House of Representatives and Senate. During his … Continue reading “Trent Lott, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader and Senator from Mississippi”

Elizabeth Warren, United States Senator for Massachusetts

Fighting for Change in the U.S. Senate Friday, April 8, 2016 Elizabeth Warren is the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts, elected in 2012. She was the driving force behind the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and served as Chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). Senator Warren is a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee. A law professor for more than 30 years, most recently at … Continue reading “Elizabeth Warren, United States Senator for Massachusetts”

Thomas Daschle, Former Senator Majority Leader and Founder & CEO of the Daschle Group

Leadership In and Out of Government Tuesday, March 8, 2016   This was part one of an ongoing series regarding the United States federal government’s focus on public health in the U.S. Watch part two with former Senator Trent Lott here. Senator Daschle is the Founder and CEO of The Daschle Group, A Public Policy Advisory of Baker Donelson. The Daschle Group is a full-service strategic advisory firm that advises clients on a broad array of economic, policy and political … Continue reading “Thomas Daschle, Former Senator Majority Leader and Founder & CEO of the Daschle Group”

Sheila Burke, Former Chief of Staff to Former Senator Bob Dole

Pushing Healthcare Decisions through the U.S. Congress Sheila Burke was Chief of Staff to Senator Bob Dole, from 1986 to 1996, when he was Senate Minority and then the Majority Leader. In 1995, she was elected as Secretary of the Senate, the chief administrative officer of the U.S. Senate. Starting as a member of the staff of the Senate Finance Committee in 1978 she was responsible for legislation relating to Medicare, Medicaid and other health programs. Burke became Deputy Staff … Continue reading “Sheila Burke, Former Chief of Staff to Former Senator Bob Dole”