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  1. Ted Cruz to get dozens of Maine endorsements on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Bangor Daily News

    ... But Maine has always been friendly to certain Republicans. Look at U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and former Sen. Olympia Snowe - moderates who sit among Maine's most popular politicians this generation - for proof. Democrats last won statewide office in ...

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  2. Congressional dysfunction at - tipping point,' ex-senator saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | HeraldSun.com

    The two parties in Congress will only start working together when the country's voters force them to, a former U.S. senator told a lecture audience at UNC-Chapel Hill Tuesday night. For now, though, "Congress is at a tipping point with respect to its ability to govern and to legislate," said Olympia Snowe, a Republican who represented Maine in the Senate for 12 years.

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  3. Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016: Susan Collins leads on clean environment,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Bangor Daily News

    ... qualities of character, integrity and dedication to the common good. Margaret Chase Smith, Edmund Muskie and Olympia Snowe have all made deep impressions on our state and national politics. These are leaders who make this Mainer proud. They are the ...

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  4. Congress close on bill to ban workplace genetic discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2008 | Post-gazette.com

    ... companies still have the right to base coverage and pricing on the actual presence of a disease. Sens. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine; Edward Kennedy, D-Mass.; and Mike Enzi, R-Wyo.; and Rep. Louise M. Slaughter, D-N.Y., have been pushing the issue for ...

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  5. Monday, Feb. 1, 2016: Raise smoking age, LePage ruins Maine's political heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Bangor Daily News

    ... will show this to be the right decision. Margaret Chase Smith, Edmund Muskie, George Mitchell, Bill Cohen and Olympia Snowe: These Maine politicians had pronounced differences in their political philosophies. Yet, even in those differences, they ...

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  6. 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Isn't Dead YetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... entertainer Lady Gaga, rallied in support of the bill in the hope of convincing both Sen. Collins and Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) to show their support for the bill. Republicans complained that Democrats were simply using this measure to tack on ...

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  7. U.S. Senate Candidate Eric Wargotz is misleading Republican voters - Part IRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2010 | Examiner.com

    In my time following the Republican U.S. Senate race in Maryland I've come to the realization that one candidate is purposely misleading the voters by stating he is a conservative candidate. However he is truly a wolf in sheep's clothing.

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  8. Campus BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | HeraldSun.com

    A Olympia Snowe, former U.S. Senator from Maine, will deliver the annual Weatherspoon Lecture at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School on Feb. 2. Snowe's speech, "What's Gone Wrong in Washington, and Why It Doesn't Have To Be This Way," will take place at 5:30 p.m. in Koury Auditorium. Snowe served in the U.S. Senate from 1995-2013 and the U.S. House of Representatives from 1979-1995.

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  9. Lawmakers press for impeachment of Maine's abrasive governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... state known for centrist politicians and genteel leaders like former Sens. George Mitchell, William Cohen and Olympia Snowe. LePage, 67, is proud of his disdain for the usual courtesies of politics, and voters rewarded him by electing him last year ...

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  10. A political gridlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Barnstable Patriot

    ... is becoming more like a parliament. The conversation can be traced back to some statements made by Sen. Olympia Snowe in 2009. The then-senator from Maine said, “It is true that being a Republican moderate sometimes feels like being a cast ...

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  11. Lawmakers press for impeachment of Maine's abrasive governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | The Day

    ... state known for centrist politicians and genteel leaders like former Sens. George Mitchell, William Cohen and Olympia Snowe. LePage, 67, is proud of his disdain for the usual courtesies of politics, and voters rewarded him by electing him last year ...

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  12. Jamie Stiehm: Obama Mouths Beautiful Words, But Actions Fall Way ShortRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 10 | Noozhawk

    ... who had left the Democratic Party , have his way. The process lost time and ground as Obama courted Sen. Olympia Snowe , R-Maine. She never melted. Extending the Bush tax cuts hurt his street cred with Democratic leaders. They felt he spent more ...

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  13. How Women Secretly Won the Hobby Lobby FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | TIME.com

    ... Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell lobbied his members to support a much broader exemption. Maine Sens. Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins, both pro-choice, objected to it, and McConnell threatened to take away future chairmanships if they voted ...

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  14. Gang WarfareRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Pittsburgh City Paper

    You might not expect Bob Casey, the often-conservative pro-gun Democrat who represents Pennsylvania in the U.S. Senate, to offer a progressive solution for urban crime. But Casey, along with Olympia Snowe , has cosponsored a newly unveiled anti-crime measure being hailed as a model of forward-thinking crime legislation.

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  15. Wreaths Across America Remembrance Held In SomersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    ... wreaths to Arlington and lay them at the graves of fallen soldiers, and so with the help of then-Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe , the arrangements were made, with the wreaths placed at the graves of one of the older sections of the cemetery which saw ...

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  16. Remembering the sacrifices veterans gave to our nationRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | Aerotech News And Review

    ... spread of trees used to make hundreds of thousands of wreaths each year. With the help of then Maine Senator Olympia Snowe, Worcester was able to make arrangements to have the surplus wreaths placed at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C. ...

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  17. Wreaths Decorate Vets' Lonely GravesitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Cape May County Herald

    ... of Arlington National Cemetery that he never forgot. Later as an adult, and with the help of Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe, he arranged for his excess wreaths to be placed on graves of veterans in the oldest part of Arlington cemetery where families and ...

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  18. Bellows hired as interim head of Portland education nonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, a Republican. In 2012, she briefly considered a U.S. House run after former U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe resigned, but she didn't run after Rep. Chellie Pingree of the 1st District announced that she wouldn't run for Snowe's ...

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  19. Women's share of state legislative seats levels off after decades of gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... seats - Margaret Chase Smith was the first woman to ever hold a seat in both chambers of Congress, while Olympia Snowe and Collins went on to be among the most popular U.S. senators from any state. Meanwhile, the Democratic group Emerge Maine has ...

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  20. 248,000 wreaths to honor those buried at Arlington CemetaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... ath Co. ended up with 5,000 extra wreaths that he couldn't bring to market in 1992. With the help of then-Sen. Olympia Snowe, he had them delivered to Arlington.

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