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Sen. Baucus retiring in 2014

Senior aides to Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT) told The Washington Post on Tuesday that the long-serving Democrat has decided to retire from Congress rather than seek re-election. The Senate Finance Committee chairman has served in Congress since 1978, and played a key role in killing President Barack Obama’s proposal for…

Olbermann: ‘Not health, not care, not reform’

Clearly as disappointed in the resulting Senate healthcare bill as many progressives are today, MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann gave a preview of his ‘Special Comment’ that aired on Countdown Wednesday evening in a diary at Daily Kos, ” There could not be a finer line between the words compromise and compromised…