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Max Baucus

U.S. Envoy Max Baucus To China: More Business Ties, Less Cyber-Theft

By Julie Makinen, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — In his first public address on the U.S.-China relationship since taking up the post of U.S. ambassador, Max Baucus said Wednesday that “the U.S. welcomes China’s rise” and that his priorities include pushing for a bilateral investment treaty and increasing cooperation on environmental issues. But the former Montana […]

June 25, 2014

Hacking Charges Came Even As U.S. Wooed Chinese Investment

By Stuart Leavenworth, McClatchy Foreign Staff BEIJING — Max Baucus, the U.S. ambassador to China, started his workweek Monday by urging China’s state-owned enterprises to invest in American infrastructure projects. “There is a huge opportunity,” he told a forum at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing that scores of Chinese and U.S. executives attended. While Baucus was […]

May 20, 2014

Democrat John Walsh Appointed To Finish Max Baucus’ Term In Senate

Montana governor Steve Bullock (D) has appointed Lieutenant Governor John Walsh to serve the remainder of Senator Max Baucus’ (D-MT) term, potentially giving the Democrat a leg up in the state’s crucial November Senate election. “I wanted to appoint someone who I believed would represent the values Montanans hold important,” Bullock said at the Friday […]

February 7, 2014

Senate Confirms Max Baucus As New China Ambassador

WASHINGTON — The Senate easily confirmed one of its own Thursday, endorsing the nomination of longtime Montana Senator Max Baucus as the new U.S. ambassador to China. The vote was unanimous, 96-0. Baucus voted “present.” The Democratic senator stood at his desk accepting congratulations from his colleagues in both parties as the clerk called the […]

February 6, 2014