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Amanda Curtis launches Montana Senate campaign after Walsh bows out

Amanda Curtis launches Montana Senate campaign after Walsh bows out

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 (UPI) --With less than 11 weeks to go, Amanda Curtis, a high school math teacher and single-term Montana state legislator, is kicking off her campaign for U.S. Senate.
Gabrielle Levy
Amanda Curtis to replace John Walsh in bid for senate seat

Amanda Curtis to replace John Walsh in bid for senate seat

HELENA, Mont., Aug. 17 (UPI) --Montana Democrats select Amanda Curtis as nominee for seat on U.S. Senate.
Danielle Haynes
Jeff Bridges says 'no thanks' to Montana Senate run

Jeff Bridges says 'no thanks' to Montana Senate run

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (UPI) --Jeff Bridges waived off a suggestion he run in the Montana Senate race as a replacement for scandal-plagued Senator John Walsh.
Gabrielle Levy
Sen. John Walsh drops bid for full term

Sen. John Walsh drops bid for full term

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 (UPI) --Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., said Thursday he will not seek a full term because charges that he plagiarized a thesis at the Army War College are a "distraction."
Frances Burns
War College to convene review of John Walsh plagiarism allegations

War College to convene review of John Walsh plagiarism allegations

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) --The War College says it will conduct a review following revelations Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., plagiarized most of his final paper for his master's degree.
Gabrielle Levy
Sen. John Walsh accused of plagiarism in 2007 paper

Sen. John Walsh accused of plagiarism in 2007 paper

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) --Sen. John Walsh plagiarized nearly all of the final paper he wrote for his master's degree at the Army War College in 2007, a new report finds.
Gabrielle Levy
China summons U.S. ambassador over cyberespionage indictments

China summons U.S. ambassador over cyberespionage indictments

BEIJING , May 20 (UPI) --China summoned U.S. Ambassador Max Baucus Tuesday to voice complaints about cyberespionage charges against a secretive Chinese military unit.
Ed Adamczyk
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.
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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)
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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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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Max Baucus."
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