Unemployment soars in wake of Sept. 11

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Unemployment soared in October -- propelled upward by the continuing effects of the Sept. 11 terror strikes -- prompting White House and Hill calls for an econo

Bush reacts to uemployment figures

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- President George Bush on Friday met with Labor Secretary Elaine Chao and Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill regarding unemployment figures that showed the jobless
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House Reporter

Bush reacts to jobless rate

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- President Bush on Friday met with Labor Secretary Elaine Chao and Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill regarding unemployment figures that showed the jobless rate sp
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House Reporter

Bush pushes Senate to OK stimulus bill

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- President Bush on Friday called on the U.S. Senate to pass a $100 billion economic stimulus bill and an energy package while giving him trade-promotion authorit
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, Washington Reporter

House passes $100 billion stimulus package

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The White House on Wednesday endorsed a $100 billion House Republican economic stimulus package, which was passed later in the day.
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House reporter

AFL-CIO blasts House tax-cut heavy bill

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The AFL-CIO, along with a coalition of advocacy groups, blasted the House version of a proposed economic stimulus package as too heavily tilted toward corporate and affluent tax cuts, and not toward spending programs that would include the out-of-work.
T.K. MALOY, UPI Deputy Business Editor

Democrats push stimulus alternative

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Senate Democrats began pushing an alternative to President Bush's economic stimulus proposal Tuesday, focusing more on spending and worker protection that the t

Analysis: November 2002

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Events in southwest Asia have likely taken much of the volatility out of next year?s elections. If voters translate support for the country into generic support for policy makers in Washington, it is likely that the congressional stalemate that marked the
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

UPI's Capital Comment for October 14, 2001

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- United Press International's daily roundup of notable news, hot gossip and important events shaping politics and public policy in Washington and the world.
By United Press International

Senate mulls stimulus options

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Treasury Secretary Paul O?Neill told Congress Wednesday that President Bush wants a stimulus plan of between $60 billion and $75 billion to avert a severe recession triggered by last month?s terrorist attacks.

Bush reassures Wall Street executives

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- President Bush on Wednesday reassured national business leaders that the government would do everything it could to get the economy growing again in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks
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Max Baucus
Sen. Max Baucus, D-MT, calls for extending tax credits for renewable energy development during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on September 23, 2008. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Max Sieben Baucus (born December 11, 1941) is the senior United States Senator from Montana and a member of the Democratic Party. First elected to the Senate in 1978, as of 2010 he is the longest-serving Senator from Montana, and the fifth longest-serving U.S. Senator currently in office.

As the current chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance, Baucus has played an influential role in the debate over health care reform in the United States. He is also chairman of the Joint Committee on Taxation, and a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry and Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, and is chairman of the Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Before his election to the Senate, Baucus was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1975 to 1978, representing Montana's (now defunct) 1st congressional district. He previously served in the Montana House of Representatives from 1973 to 1974.

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