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Max Sieben Baucus (born December 11, 1941) is the senior United States Senator from Montana and a member of the Democratic Party. First elected to the Senate in 1978, he is the longest-serving...

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Baucus Recognizes Montana's Unsung Heroes

Floor Statement of Senator Max Baucus Montana Flood Heroes June 9, 2011 The book of Matthew, Chapter 23, Verses 11-12, read, "The greatest among you will be your servant. For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted." I rise today to recognize five of Montana's greatest servants. Five Montana heroes. Our great state has faced severe and unrelenting flooding for the past several weeks. As water levels rise, Montanans across the state are stepping up to help. This is the essence of what it means to be a Montanan, ordinary folks doing extraordinary things for their friends and neighbors. We are all in this together. That's why I have begun calling attention to the "Montana Heroes" going above and beyond the call of duty in the flood response. For example, I want to recognize Pastor Cathy Moorehead of the United Methodist Church and Father Daniel Wathan of Saint Benedict's Church of Roundup. Last week, Cathy and Daniel showed me the flood damage caused by rising waters from the nearby Musselshell River. Most of Roundup had been underwater for days. Cathy and Daniel took it upon themselves to make sure their neighbors had a hot meal. A dry place to sleep. Medical care. And a shoulder to cry on. Ask anyone in Roundup, and they'll tell you that Cathy's and Daniel's outstanding efforts continue to be indispensable. Flood waters have returned to Roundup and our prayers are with them all today. This month, the Crow Indian Tribe has <b>...</b>
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