Nightly News   |  April 23, 2013

Sen. Max Baucus, Montana Democrat, to retire

The chairman of the Finance Committee, 71-year-old Sen. Max Baucus, has announced he won’t seek re-election in 2014. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> max baucus retiring at the end of his term. he's 71. he was among the handful of democrats who just voted against those expanded background checks for gun purchases. he runs the finance committee , had a huge influence on taxation, health care reform . this makes now six incumbent democratic senators not running for re-election. tonight