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U.S. Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) talks to reporters after the Senate passed a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown at the U.S. Capitol in Washington in this file photo September 27, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Files

U.S. Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) talks to reporters after the Senate passed a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown at the U.S. Capitol in Washington in this file photo September 27, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Files

U.S. Senator Max Baucus (D-MT) talks to reporters after the Senate passed a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown at the U.S. Capitol in Washington in this file photo September 27, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Files
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U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) arrives to meet with a bipartisan group of lawmakers and Vice President Joe Biden, to work on a legislative framework for comprehensive deficit reduction, at the Blair House in Washington May 10, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) arrives to meet with a bipartisan group of lawmakers and Vice President Joe Biden, to work on a legislative framework for comprehensive deficit reduction, at the Blair House in Washington May...more

U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) arrives to meet with a bipartisan group of lawmakers and Vice President Joe Biden, to work on a legislative framework for comprehensive deficit reduction, at the Blair House in Washington May 10, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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