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Lobbyists Will Watch Baucus’ Every Move

Getting anything done will largely depend on whether Baucus can find bipartisan consensus on the committee. Baucus is well-known for meeting with ranking member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and his counterparts in the House on a weekly basis.

“It’s all about 60 votes,” said one Democratic lobbyist of Baucus’ mindset on the committee. “He tries to cut the deal in the committee before it goes to the floor.”

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