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Max Baucus leaves a legacy to be proud of

In 2015, Montana will say welcome home to one of our state's greatest public servants, United States Sen. Max Baucus. Max, an avid runner, announced this week that he will be sitting out the 2014 senate race and instead retire after 36 years in the Senate.

As the longest-serving Senator in Montana history, Max's decision to sit out stunned everyone from Washington pundits to Main Street Montanans. It was even a surprise to those of us who have worked for him for years.

In his announcement, Max cautioned that he's not "turning out to pasture." There are important hurdles to clear over the next...


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