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    Montana Democrat Max Baucus To Retire

    Six-term Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., plans on retiring at the end of his term, he announced Tuesday."Deciding not to run for re-election was an extremely difficult decision," Baucus said in a statement. "After thinking long and hard, I decided I want to focus the next year and a half on serving Montana unconstrained by the demands of a campaign. Then, I want to come home and spend time with Mel, my son Zeno, and our family enjoying the Montana public lands we've fought hard to keep open and untarnished."
    Montana Democrat Max Baucus to retire - CBS News

    the author of obamacare, who just last week called the president's signature piece not a train wreck but a "huge train wreck," also voted to help kill manchin-toomey, the swiss-cheese-like background check bill, the death of which launched barack hussein full quack into lameduck status

    6 terms, 36 years, 13 as chair of senate finance

    trailing in the polls, baucus has also been fighting with reid and reid's puppet master, schumer, over comprehensive tax reform---the outgoing chair wants to eliminate loopholes and deductions in return for a broad based lowering of corporate and personal rates

    Baucus to retire rather than seek reelection in 2014: Washington Post

    ie, anathema to party leadership

    baucus makes SIX retirees---tim johnson from dakota, lautenberg from joisey, levin from michigan, rockefeller from WV, and iowa's tom harkin

    other D held seats potentially vulnerable include---alaska (begich), lousiana (landrieu), arkansas (pryor), north carolina (hagan) and on the outside virginia with mark warner

    fyi

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    Re: Montana Democrat Max Baucus To Retire

    That's disappointing. If Schweitzer runs, he's much more likely to hold onto it than baucus.
    There should be Instant Runoff Voting

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    Re: Montana Democrat Max Baucus To Retire

    Quote Originally Posted by Anagram View Post
    That's disappointing. If Schweitzer runs, he's much more likely to hold onto it than baucus.
    Why is that disappointing? Schweitzer was a popular governor and a progressive one at that.

    Also he made a point of vetoing certain bills by using a cattle branding iron.

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    Re: Montana Democrat Max Baucus To Retire

    Exactly. Baucus is a snake.

    Quote Originally Posted by Unitedwestand13 View Post
    Why is that disappointing? Schweitzer was a popular governor and a progressive one at that.

    Also he made a point of vetoing certain bills by using a cattle branding iron.

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    Re: Montana Democrat Max Baucus To Retire

    Quote Originally Posted by The Prof View Post
    Montana Democrat Max Baucus to retire - CBS News

    the author of obamacare, who just last week called the president's signature piece not a train wreck but a "huge train wreck," also voted to help kill manchin-toomey, the swiss-cheese-like background check bill, the death of which launched barack hussein full quack into lameduck status

    6 terms, 36 years, 13 as chair of senate finance

    trailing in the polls, baucus has also been fighting with reid and reid's puppet master, schumer, over comprehensive tax reform---the outgoing chair wants to eliminate loopholes and deductions in return for a broad based lowering of corporate and personal rates

    Baucus to retire rather than seek reelection in 2014: Washington Post

    ie, anathema to party leadership

    baucus makes SIX retirees---tim johnson from dakota, lautenberg from joisey, levin from michigan, rockefeller from WV, and iowa's tom harkin

    other D held seats potentially vulnerable include---alaska (begich), lousiana (landrieu), arkansas (pryor), north carolina (hagan) and on the outside virginia with mark warner

    fyi
    I agree they're vulnerable seats - however, if the Republicans continue to nominate the unelectable, it will matter not.

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    Re: Montana Democrat Max Baucus To Retire

    Quote Originally Posted by The Prof View Post
    Montana Democrat Max Baucus to retire - CBS News

    the author of obamacare, who just last week called the president's signature piece not a train wreck but a "huge train wreck," also voted to help kill manchin-toomey, the swiss-cheese-like background check bill, the death of which launched barack hussein full quack into lameduck status

    6 terms, 36 years, 13 as chair of senate finance

    trailing in the polls, baucus has also been fighting with reid and reid's puppet master, schumer, over comprehensive tax reform---the outgoing chair wants to eliminate loopholes and deductions in return for a broad based lowering of corporate and personal rates

    Baucus to retire rather than seek reelection in 2014: Washington Post

    ie, anathema to party leadership

    baucus makes SIX retirees---tim johnson from dakota, lautenberg from joisey, levin from michigan, rockefeller from WV, and iowa's tom harkin

    other D held seats potentially vulnerable include---alaska (begich), lousiana (landrieu), arkansas (pryor), north carolina (hagan) and on the outside virginia with mark warner

    fyi
    Now that he totally ****ed the country over, he can retire with his fat congressional pension and CONGRESSIONAL HEALTHCARE PLAN. The SOB ought to lose everything and be frog-marched out of DC.
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    Re: Montana Democrat Max Baucus To Retire

    6 terms is too many---as with so many Repubs like Hatch
    It's disgusting to watch Lying Graham Bi-polar McCain tack right to win their primaries.
    3 straight Senate terms is enough.
    Too bad states are limiting governors to two terms. three is better.
    Then let the Senators go to the House and see how the other half lives if they want to.
    Quote Originally Posted by The Prof View Post
    Montana Democrat Max Baucus to retire - CBS News

    the author of obamacare, who just last week called the president's signature piece not a train wreck but a "huge train wreck," also voted to help kill manchin-toomey, the swiss-cheese-like background check bill, the death of which launched barack hussein full quack into lameduck status

    6 terms, 36 years, 13 as chair of senate finance

    trailing in the polls, baucus has also been fighting with reid and reid's puppet master, schumer, over comprehensive tax reform---the outgoing chair wants to eliminate loopholes and deductions in return for a broad based lowering of corporate and personal rates

    Baucus to retire rather than seek reelection in 2014: Washington Post

    ie, anathema to party leadership

    baucus makes SIX retirees---tim johnson from dakota, lautenberg from joisey, levin from michigan, rockefeller from WV, and iowa's tom harkin

    other D held seats potentially vulnerable include---alaska (begich), lousiana (landrieu), arkansas (pryor), north carolina (hagan) and on the outside virginia with mark warner

    fyi

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    Re: Montana Democrat Max Baucus To Retire

    Quote Originally Posted by Unitedwestand13 View Post
    Why is that disappointing? Schweitzer was a popular governor and a progressive one at that.

    Also he made a point of vetoing certain bills by using a cattle branding iron.
    indeed, I hope he runs.k


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    Re: Montana Democrat Max Baucus To Retire

    Johanns and Chambliss are a good start from the repubs.
    I'm sure they don't have any of Baucus's perks, no matter how much of a POS he is.
    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Now that he totally ****ed the country over, he can retire with his fat congressional pension and CONGRESSIONAL HEALTHCARE PLAN. The SOB ought to lose everything and be frog-marched out of DC.

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    Re: Montana Democrat Max Baucus To Retire

    Quote Originally Posted by NIMBY View Post
    Johanns and Chambliss are a good start from the repubs.
    I'm sure they don't have any of Baucus's perks, no matter how much of a POS he is.
    Anyone behind Obamacare, but we're not talking about them are we?
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