The Center For American Progress: A Case Study

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There are three individuals within the board of directors for the Center for American Progress that are pivotal for the development of the think tank. Senator Tom Daschle is the chair of the organization, Neera Tanden is the president, and John Podesta is the founder and ex-chair of the organization. The most interesting aspect of these individuals is their involvement in outside organizations, and how this involvement affects the work that is being done at the organization. Among that work, is that of Tom Daschle. Tom Daschle spent some time lobbying for the health insurer on Obamacare implementation and Medicare and Medicaid rule changes and was a key adviser on the Affordable Care Act. Daschle co-founded “the Bipartisan Policy Center with
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