Wanda Baucus allegedly was one of the last people to know that her husband, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, was planning a divorce. According to Fox News, his former staffer, Melodee Hanes, who is now his girlfriend, met with the couple's divorce attorney twice in 2007 before their divorce. It was revealed last week that Max nominated Hanes for US attorney while he was dating her, and she since has revoked her bid. Now, it's come out that Hanes had met with the Baucus...Read Full Story
Senator Max Baucus, chairman of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, nominated his girlfriend Melodee Hanes for a key federal prosecutor position ealier this year, his spokesperson said today, according to the Washington Post. Hanes has since withdrawn her name from consideration. Apparently Hanes had worked for the senator since 2003, up until earlier this year, and the two have an ongoing romantic relationship. Both are divorced, and Baucus' camp claims that once their relationship became...Read Full Story
Max Baucus (born Dec. 11, 1941) is a Democratic politician. He won reelection to the U.S. Senate in Montana against Republican challenger Bob Kelleher.