Finance Comm. toasts 30 years of membership for Baucus

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) arrived to this morning's TARP oversight hearing to a raucous amount of applause, celebrating a milestone anniversary for the chairman.

Ranking Member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) explained that today, Baucus is celebrating 30 consecutive years of membership on the Finance committee, putting him within only a handful of Senators throughout history.

Members of the Finance Committee are hosting a short tribute to Baucus before today's hearing gets underway.