Diplomats Demand A Higher Credential System For US Ambassadors A group of professional diplomats wants to make sure that American ambassadors have street cred before they are sent to run U.S. embassies overseas — and not just big money or high status.
Baucus Compares Obamacare To 'Humpty Dumpty'A top Senate Democrat is comparing the problems Obamacare is facing to a children’s nursery rhyme.
Senator Predicts Success For 'Blank Slate' Tax ReformU.S. Sen. Max Baucus has just 16 months left in office, but he isn't letting that stop him from plowing ahead on an aggressive plan to rewrite the nation's tax code.
Dem's Decision In Montana Boosts GOP Senate ChancesRepublicans received a boost in their attempt to win back the majority in the Senate next year when a former Democratic governor bowed out of Montana's open Senate race, a development that could further hamper President Barack Obama's agenda during his final two years in office.
Senator to Obama: Deal With Climate Change on State-By-State Basis, Promote JobsU.S. Sen. Max Baucus is asking President Barack Obama to consider Montana as the administration develops its policy to deal with climate change.
Retiring Dem Senator Holds $4.8 Million In Unused Campaign MoneySen. Max Baucus' decision not to run for re-election in 2014 leaves the Montana Democrat with more than $4.8 million in campaign money — and no campaign to spend it on.
Baucus: 'I Don't Want To Die Here With My Boots On'Democratic officials say Sen. Max Baucus of Montana, the chairman of the powerful Senate Finance Committee, plans to retire.

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