Why Is Max Baucus Sticking by Chuck Grassley?

09/19/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
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"I walked away from Senator Grassley. I tend to work with Senator Grassley. But there comes a time when you just gotta say, 'Sorry.' These things get watered down too much, it's just not right, so I just broke with him on that and pushed through a Medicare bill that finally got 60 votes. We had to work hard to get those 60, because Grassley didn't agree, but that was the right thing to do. So when Ted Kennedy walked on the floor to cast the 60th vote, that's a moment I'll always treasure."

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