Baucus to Retire From Senate: A Look at Potential Committee Changes
Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) is next
in line behind Baucus to assume the top Democratic slot on the Senate
Finance Committee – West Virginia Democrat John D. Rockefeller IV
is ahead of Wyden, but is also retiring in 2014.
became chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee
at the beginning of the 113th Congress following the retirement of
former Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.), has focused a large part of his
career on tax issues and introduced tax reform legislation (S 727)
with Sen. Dan Coats (R-Ind.) in 2011.