Montana's senior U.S. Senator Max Baucus issued the following statement regarding the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut today:
"Mel and I offer our deepest condolences to the victims of the unthinkable events in Connecticut. As a father, my heart is broken for the parents and loved ones of those killed today. I stand with all Montanans and Americans united in grief and committed to prayer for those devastated by this tragedy."