Why Tom Daschle's tax sins are worse than Tim Geithner's.

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Feb. 2 2009 7:28 PM

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Why Daschle's tax sins are worse than Geithner's.

Update, Feb. 3, 2009: Tom Daschle withdrew his nomination for HHS secretary Tuesday, saying he didn't want to be a distraction for the new administration. His announcement came hours after Nancy Killefer, Obama's nominee for White House "performance czar," pulled out over her own tax troubles.

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Watch White House press secretary Robert Gibbs' briefing on Daschle:

Christopher Beam is a writer living in Beijing.