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2014 Senate: Montana Democrat Max Baucus to Retire

Zak8 Wrote: Apr 23, 2013 5:48 PM
My prayer.... Please no Akin. Please no Akin.

Good news, bad news here.  First, the news itself:

Montana Sen. Max Baucus will not seek reelection in 2014, becoming the latest senior red-state Democrat to bail out of a potentially difficult reelection campaign, a senior Democratic official confirmed to POLITICO. Baucus, the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, had nearly $5 million in the bank at the end of the first quarter but was expected to face a tough fight in his GOP-leaning home state.  

The good news is that Baucus joins a growing list of red and purple-state...

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