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Max Baucus to Face Full Senate Vote as China Ambassador Nominee

China flag_EGovSen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.), the White House’s nominee as ambassador to China, will face a full vote in the Senate this week after the Foreign Relations Committee approved his nomination, Reuters reported Tuesday.

Baucus has worked on trade and tax issues as chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and was asked by members of the Foreign Relations Committee to be firm on China, according to the report.

The Senate could vote to confirm Baucus as soon as Thursday, Reuters says.

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