Max Baucus

Baucus’s Lame-Duck Renewables Ploy

By on 12.6.10 | 9:20AM

Cap-and-trade is said to be dead, and the general belief I'm hearing out of D.C. is that a national Renewable Electricity Standard (introduced in a bill co-sponsored by Democrat Sen. Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico and Republican Sen. Sam Brownback of Kansas -- who is also the state's Governor-elect) isn't going to happen during a lame-duck session either.

But according to the Washington Times, Montana Democrat Sen. Max Baucus plans a last-gasp effort to get through a few more stimulus dollars for alternative energy schemers before the Senate makeup changes for the worse:

The Right Prescription

The Bad Road to Baucus

By 10.20.09

Everything you'll wish you had known about healthcare after the Baucus bill passes.

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The Mind Boggles

By 10.15.09

Marvel at the insanity of the process we have allowed to steer the fate of the Republic.

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Health Care Snowe Job

By 10.14.09

Eight things to know about the America's Healthy Future Act.

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Baucus Blunders

By 9.23.09

Before this is over, the mean-spirited Montana senator will be dubbed Mad Max.

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The Government Plan

By 9.10.09

With or without the public option, the idea is to assert government control over individual choice. Good luck with that.