Former Sen. Tom Daschle has withdrawn his nomination to head the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a statement Tuesday from the White House.
Daschle had been fighting to save his nomination after controversy over his tax records and questions over his work in a field that some consider lobbying.
In a statement announcing his withdrawal, Daschle said it was an honor to be chosen to lead the reform of America's health care system. Read full article »
CNN's Ed Henry and Kristi Keck contributed to this report.