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Bill Dauster

Bill Dauster is a lawyer, economist, and speechwriter who served on the United States Senate, White House, and campaign staffs from 1986 to 2017. Dauster was Deputy Chief of Staff for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid; Staff Director or Deputy Staff Director of the Budget, Labor and Human Resources, and Finance Committees; and Deputy Director of the White House National Economic Council. He studied Torah at Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in New York; Temple Emanuel in Kensington, Maryland; Congregation Beth El in Bethesda, Maryland; and on Capitol Hill. Since October 2005, he has written and expanded Wikipedia articles on the 54 weekly Torah portions.