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FILE - This Oct. 10, 2013 file photo shows Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont. on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a hearing Jan. 28 on President Barack Obama's pick of the retiring Baucus to serve as ambassador to China. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

FILE - This Oct. 10, 2013 file photo shows Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont. on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a hearing Jan. 28 on President Barack Obama's pick of the retiring Baucus to serve as ambassador to China. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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