Senator Max Baucus

Sally Mauk

Senator Max Baucus spoke yesterday at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on his appointment to be the next U.S. Ambassador to China.

News Director Sally Mauk attended the confirmation hearing in Washington D.C.  and spoke about it with Edward O'Brien:

Dan Boyce

2013 began with a new governor and a new legislature - and wound down with a government shutdown. In-between there were headline-grabbing trials and home-destroying fires.

The MTPR news staff - Sally Mauk, Edward O'Brien, Dan Boyce and Katrin Frye - covered the issues and breaking news. In this feature, they take a look back at a year of drama and heartache, and political surprises.