Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee January 28, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Senator Baucus, who was nominated by President Barack Obama, will become the next U.S. ambassador to China if confirmed by the Senate.
Senate Finance Committee member Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) (2nd L) smiles at committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) (L) moments before she announced her support for the health care reform legislation before the committee on Capitol Hill October 13, 2009 in Washington, DC. Snowe expressed reservations for the groundbreaking legislation but said that her vote was to move the process forward. 'But when history calls, history calls and I happen to think that the consequences of inaction dictate the urgency of Congress to demonstrate its capacity to solve the monumental issues of our time,' she said.
Sqaure CEO Jack Dorsey (C) looks on as Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (R) (D-MT) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (L) (R-MI) speak to reporters while touring the Square headquarters on August 19, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Senators Max Baucus (D-MT) and Dave Camp (R-MI) continued their Tax Reform Tour with a visit to the headquarters of mobile payment company Square. The tour is taking the two senators across the nation to speak to American people about how to fix the nation's broken tax code to benefit families and job creators.
New U.S. Ambassador to China, Max Baucus meet the media in U.S. Embassy on March 18, 2014 in Beijing, China. Max Baucus, a 72-year-old Democrat from Montana, He had pledged to work hard to strengthen the U.S.-China relationship, which he called 'one of the most important bilateral relationships in the world.'
Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT) (L) and Sen. Orin Hatch (R-UT) listen to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speak during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, October 10, 2013 in Washington, DC. The committee is hearing testimony from Secretary Lew on the nations debt limit.
Senate Democatic leaders (L-R) Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), Senate Majority Whip Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL), Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, Sen. Charles Schumer, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd (D-CT) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) make brief statements after an evening caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol December 14, 2009 in Washington, DC. Senate Democratic leaders emerged from the meeting saying they are confident that they will pass a health care bill before the end of the month.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT), Sen. John Rockefeller (D-WV), Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Development Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd (D-CT) hold a news conference after a Democratic policy luncheon in the U.S. Capitol October 27, 2009 in Washington, DC. Reid reinforced the Senate Democrats' position on including a 'public option' in its version of the health care reform legislation.