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New U.S. ambassador to China Max Baucus outlines priorities for U.S.-China relations

New U.S. ambassador to China Max Baucus outlines priorities for U.S.-China relations

March 18 (UPI) -- Newly installed U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus made his opening remarks to the local press in Beijing on Tuesday.
JC Finley
Politics 2014: Internet helps out when politicians have memory lapses

Politics 2014: Internet helps out when politicians have memory lapses

Political memory sure has been aided and abetted by the Internet, where nothing really is deleted, removed or otherwise pulled out of the public arena.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

John Walsh sworn in as Montana U.S. senator

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden administered the oath of office Tuesday to former Montana Lt. Gov. John Walsh, a Democrat, as the newest U.S. senator.

Montana governor appoints Lt. Gov. John Walsh to U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Montana Gov. Steve Bullock appointed Lt. Gov. John Walsh to complete the term of U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, who won confirmation as the new U.S. ambassador to China.

China's official media notes Ambassador Baucus' challenges

BEIJING, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Max Baucus is welcome as the new U.S. ambassador in Beijing but should shed his "colored glasses" on China's economy, official Chinese media said Friday.
Senate confirms Baucus as next U.S. ambassador to China

Senate confirms Baucus as next U.S. ambassador to China

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate voted unanimously Thursday to confirm Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont, as U.S. ambassador to China.
Republicans block Senate action on extending jobless benefits

Republicans block Senate action on extending jobless benefits

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- The White House slammed Senate Republicans Thursday after they blocked a third attempt to extend unemployment benefits.
Reid opposes Obama on free-trade deals

Reid opposes Obama on free-trade deals

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid made it clear Wednesday he and President Obama aren't joined at the hip when it comes to pending free-trade legislation.

Ambassador-designate Max Baucus says relations with China important

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. Ambassador-designate to China Max Baucus says if confirmed he will urge Beijing to follow international law and norms on maritime issues.
At year's end: Washington starts, end 2013 working on budget matters

At year's end: Washington starts, end 2013 working on budget matters

From the get-go, 2013 was turbulent in Washington. Crises rolled over the nation's capital like thunderheads after President Obama took his second oath of office on a crisp January day.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Obama intends to nominate Baucus as ambassador to China

Obama intends to nominate Baucus as ambassador to China

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- President Obama said Friday he intends to nominate Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., as ambassador to the People's Republic of China.
Obama chooses Max Baucus as next ambassador to China -- report

Obama chooses Max Baucus as next ambassador to China -- report

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama intends to nominate Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., as the next U.S. ambassador to China, people familiar with the matter said Wednesday.
The Issue: Obamacare apology tour in full swing

The Issue: Obamacare apology tour in full swing

If love is never having to say you're sorry, there's apparently no love between lawmakers and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius when it comes to the health insurance marketplace rollout.
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International

U.S. senators boast of Keystone XL benefits

SIDNEY, Mont., Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Building the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada would build on a strong bilateral trade relationship, senators from Montana and North Dakota said.
Sebelius: Experts advised against suspending healthcare.gov for fixes

Sebelius: Experts advised against suspending healthcare.gov for fixes

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- The federal health exchange website remains up based on advice that shutting it down may not be best for fixing it, the top U.S. healthcare official said.
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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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