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Melodee Hanes

Montana Senator Gets Married

AP | Posted 09.01.2011 | Politics

HELENA, Mont. -- U.S. Sen. Max Baucus has married the former state director he once recommended for Montana's top attorney job. Spokeswoman Kate Down...

Max Baucus To Marry Former Staffer

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HELENA, Mont. — U.S. Sen. Max Baucus says he plans to marry his girlfriend and former director of his state offices. Baucus said Monday he and ...

Baucus Girlfriend Eyed U.S. Attorney Job For Years

AP | MATTHEW BROWN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BILLINGS, Mont. — Montana Sen. Max Baucus' live-in girlfriend had eyed the state's U.S. attorney post for years before he nominated her for the ...

Max Baucus Gave Staffer Girlfriend $14K Raise

Politico | MANU RAJU & JOHN BRESNAHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.), chairman of the powerful Senate Finance Committee, gave a nearly $14,000 pay raise to a female staffer in 2008, at the time...

Baucus Nominated Melodee Hanes, His Girlfriend, For U.S. Attorney

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***UPDATED, SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTO OF MELODEE HANES*** WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus is defending recommending his gi...

Obama's Biggest Mistake

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter Dreier

Baucus asked the White House to appoint his girlfriend, Melodee Hanes, as Montana's U.S. Attorney. Didn't Obama learn anything from their years in Chicago surrounded by the patronage politics of the Daley machine?