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Baucus says goals include more help for vets

HELENA — U.S. Sen. Max Baucus is announcing priorities that include more help for jobless veterans, energy development and renewed focus on fixing the nation's debt.

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U.S. Sen. Max Baucus addresses the Montana Legislature Thursday afternoon,in the House Chambers in Helena.

Baucus also says his New Year's resolution is to bring the troops home from Afghanistan after 11 years fighting in that country.

Baucus spoke to the Montana Legislature on Thursday. The state's senior senator is up for re-election in 2014.

The Democrat says he will be...


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