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AMA News Room

Feb. 6, 2014

AMA Congratulates Senator Baucus on his Confirmation

For immediate release:
Feb. 6, 2014

Statement attributed to:
Ardis Dee Hoven, M.D.
President, American Medical Association

"The American Medical Association congratulates Senator Max Baucus on his unanimous confirmation as the nation's new ambassador to China. 

"It is a bittersweet moment. We know he is ready to embrace this new endeavor. But his many years of commitment and leadership in shaping the nation's health care policy will be missed deeply. 

"Senator Baucus has been a true friend to patients and their physicians. We wish him well, but will miss his presence in the Senate."

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