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  • Montana senator denies being drunk during floor speech; Crapo, Risch decline comment

    12/29/2009 9:09:55 PM PST · by freespirited · 21 replies · 1,103+ views
    Idaho Statesman ^ | 12/29/09 | Dan Popkey
    Montana Democratic Sen. Max Baucus, who marshaled health care reform through the Senate, has been accused in an anonymous Web posting of being drunk during a floor speech last week. Baucus denies the claim, and his spokesman says the story is a "smear" and a "slander" that never should have been picked up by other media. Idaho GOP Sens. Mike Crapo, a leading critic of the Baucus bill, and Jim Risch declined to comment on whether their colleague might have been drunk on Dec. 22, when he blasted GOP senators for not bargaining in good faith on a possible bipartisan...
  • Senator's Wife Charged With Assault (Baucus's (D) wife, friend of Saddam)

    04/21/2004 4:00:46 PM PDT · by aynrandfreak · 139 replies · 3,458+ views
    nbc4 ^ | 4/21/04 | nbc4
    WASHINGTON -- The wife of a U.S. senator is in trouble with the law Wanda Baucus is the wife of Democratic Sen. Max Baucus of Montana. She is accused of assaulting a woman Tuesday at Johnson's Garden Center on Van Ness Street, Northwest. Mrs. Baucus was released Wednesday afternoon after an appearance in D.C. Superior Court. She was officially charged with assault in court. The incident happened in the parking lot of the garden center. Sources told News4 that Mrs. Baucus was upset because another customer was getting help with mulch ahead of her. Sources told News4's Pat Collins that...