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  1. Worcester Wreaths Makes Ready for Christmas Season and 2015 Wreaths Across AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | SBWire

    ... found himself in a position to honor those sacrifices in a special way, enlisting the help of Maine's Senator Olympia Snowe to lay balsam Worcester Wreaths in part of Arlington National Cemetery where the age of the graves meant that they received ...

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  2. When politicians fall in love ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Boston.com

    ... belief in their ability to make change led to romance between the mayor and the councilor. Former US senator Olympia Snowe of Maine and former Maine governor John McKernan Jr. (When Snowe was first lady, she was also a US representative.) The late ...

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  3. ME Gov. LePage May Run for Senate in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Townhall

    ... former Rep. Mike Michaud (D). King was elected to the Senate in 2012, taking over the seat vacated by Sen. Olympia Snowe (R), who decided against running for reelection that year. King served as governor of Maine from 1995-2003. While it's certainly ...

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  4. Maine governor 'strongly' considering Senate runRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Hill

    ... plans to run. King, a former governor, won the seat in 2012 with more than 52 percent of the vote after Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) retired. LePage, who cannot run for another term as governor, is known for making controversial remarks, including ...

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  5. Financial services freshman raises $1 million - China says it'll keep Yuan stableRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | Politico

    ... individuals, including New Balance Chairman Jim Davis (the company makes shoes in Maine) and former Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe. Poliquin's biggest benefactors among the industry political action committees included the Credit Union National ...

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  6. With veto fight over, will strained relationships reset in Augusta?Read the original story

    Friday Aug 7 | Bangor Daily News

    ... some of Stewart's Maine greatest hits, including interviews and videos with Stephen King, Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe. Check it out . One quick addition: Remember when Stewart skewered The Redneck Olympics - I mean, the Redneck "Blank" - back in ...

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  7. Douglas Cohn: The gravitas is gone this presidential primary seasonRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The Daily Advance

    ... This may open the door for late entrants, people such as Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., or former Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, both of whom are widely viewed as individuals with gravitas. Interestingly, Donald Trump is generally looked upon as ...

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  8. Study: Congress moves toward being 'healthy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    ... in a six-month period, not achieved since the 2009-10 Congress. "There's room for improvement," former Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, who retired in 2013, said at an event to discuss the release of the index in Washington. "The legislative process was ...

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  9. Healthy Congress Index Update: Congress Continuing Toward Improved EffectivenessRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    ... one mired in gridlock and acrimony." "After years of being moribund, Congress at least has a pulse," said Sen. Olympia Snowe, a CPR co-chair. "Now, a number of difficult and divisive issues on the horizon will test whether this is truly a road to ...

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  10. If only members of Congress still drank whiskey, smoked cigars and played gin rummyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Hearing these stories is a little like listening to a grandfather talk about walking uphill to school both ways in the snow. It was no different Tuesday morning, when former senators Tom Daschle , Trent Lott and Olympia Snowe and former congressman Dan Glickman released the second installment of their quarterly Healthy Congress Index that uses various criteria to determine the effectiveness of today's Capitol Hill.

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  11. Tracking the 'health' of CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | USA Today

    ... to increased output. "After years of being moribund, Congress at least has a pulse," said former senator Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, another CPR co-chair. A notable metric in the latest report is on bills coming out of the committee process, which is ...

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  12. Our democracy's health depends on the health of humanitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Maine is well known for producing impressive political leaders - particularly, impressive women political leaders. Sen. Margaret Chase Smith is rightly remembered as the first of these in the contemporary era, anticipating and no doubt inspiring the impressive careers of Olympia Snowe, Susan Collins and Chellie Pingree, among others.

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  13. Former Collins staffers start group for moderate RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Sun Journal

    ... more than one election cycle ahead." The group points to Margaret Chase Smith, Bill Cohen, Jock McKernan, Olympia Snowe and, yes, Collins, as luminaries of the party. All are or were moderates with an eye toward bipartisanship. And while Dutson said ...

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  14. Former Susan Collins staffers start GOP group to push back against LePageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... more than one election cycle ahead." The group points to Margaret Chase Smith, Bill Cohen, Jock McKernan, Olympia Snowe and, yes, Collins, as luminaries of the party. All are or were moderates with an eye toward bipartisanship. And while Dutson said ...

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  15. Scot Lehigh In Maine, it's Paul LePage against the LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Boston.com

    ... see George H.W. or Barbara Bush, who endorsed LePage's reelection bid, or former senators George Mitchell and Olympia Snowe, playing a calming, constructive role here. "We always figure out how to make things work up here," the senator says. "That's ...

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  16. Twitter Chat: Global Footprint Network, July 14 at #USAfootprintRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Triple Pundit

    ... Committee," that is composed of former Treasury Secretaries Robert Rubin and George Shultz; former Senator Olympia Snowe; Alfred Sommer, M.D., former dean of Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health; former HUD Secretary Henry ...

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  17. Friday, July 3, 2014: Toxic Augusta, kidney donations, sexismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... statesmen and women who included Margaret Chase Smith, Edmund Muskie, George Mitchell, William Cohen and Olympia Snowe. I naively believed such a tradition would continue. It is beyond disheartening that I now find myself in a state with a governor ...

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  18. How's Congress doing? There's an index to answer thatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Seattle Times

    ... to engage across political lines to forge solutions. Now, it is up to all of us to demand it. Former U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, is a senior fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center, a nonprofit Washington, D.C., think tank.

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  19. Nominations sought for Women of Achievement, Young Women's Social Justice AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... reflect and honor Hartman's commitment to women and community. Previous winners include Margaret Chase Smith, Olympia Snowe, Joan Benoit Samuelson, Dora Anne Mills, Shenna Bellows, Tabitha King and Jennifer Finney Boylan. The Maryann Hartman Young ...

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  20. Angus King to have surgery for prostate cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Politico

    ... ly broken with his leadership. A former governor of Maine, King was elected in 2012 to succeed Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe.

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