Helena, Mont. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Max Baucus says he plans to marry his girlfriend and former director of his state offices.
Baucus said Monday he and Melodee Hanes were engaged over the Christmas holiday in
Baucus and his second wife, Wanda, divorced in early 2009 after 25 years of marriage.
The senator recommended Hanes for
By then, Hanes had withdrawn her name from consideration and instead took a job with the Justice Department in
Hanes was a former state prosecutor before joining Baucus' staff.