The time has come for action and we will actBaucus to push ahead with healthcare bill Sep 09, 2009
I very much hope some Republicans will be on boardBaucus to push ahead with healthcare bill Sep 09, 2009
If we're doing that, that means we're starting to cut back on some incentivesOil companies, lawmakers debate incentives May 12, 2011
We are committed to find a bipartisan solution as expeditiously as possibleCongress plods away on healthcare measures Jul 31, 2009
The thing about around here is nothing's agreed to until everything's agreed toSenate vote for jobs bill delayed Feb 08, 2010
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.