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5 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Not much money from Olympia Snowe's PAC is going to Maine candidates

When she retired in 2012, U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe, a Republican, rolled about $500,000 of her last campaign war chest into Olympia's List, a multi-candidate political action committee that's meant to help moderates and those who seek common ground in politics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Susan Collins

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Raye-Poliquin race one to watch at GOP convention

Bruce Poliquin and Kevin Raye, set to take the stage at the state Republican convention on Saturday, provide party voters with a clear choice.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine, US Governors, Paul LePage, Orono, ME, Oakland, ME

Sun Apr 20, 2014

ThinkProgress

There's A Hidden Timebomb In The Senate Rules That Will Go Off...

As Jonathan Chait notes, only five Republican senators voted to confirm Justice Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, and three of those senators - Judd Gregg, Richard Lugar and Olympia Snowe - are no longer in the Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, Elena Kagan, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Sonia Sotomayor, Susan Collins

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Daily Journal

Daniels joins 2016 presidential debate commission

Mitch Daniels spurned calls to run for the White House in 2012, but the Purdue University president will have a hand in the 2016 race.

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Related Topix: Mitch Daniels, US Governors, US News, Purdue University, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Bangor Daily News

39-37-20: LePage takes the lead! Will it last?

Ethan : Oh, you must be referring to the new poll that shows Gov. Paul LePage leading all comers 39 percent to 37 percent for Mike Michaud to 20 percent for Eliot Cutler.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage, Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine, Maine Government

Wed Apr 16, 2014

USA Today

Presidential debates commission elects new directors

President Obama and Mitt Romney shake hands at 2012 their foreign policy debate at Lynn University in Florida.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mitt Romney, Lynn University, US Governors, Mitch Daniels, US Senate, Republican, Leon Panetta, US House of Representatives, Jane Harman, Democrat

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Olympia Snowe, on compromise, Citizens United and former colleague Kay Hagan

Olympia Snowe made her case for a return to governing from the "sensible center," and she did it with conviction.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mitt Romney, World News

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Former Sen. Olympia Snowe urges Charlotte audience to fight political gridlock

Former Senator Olympia Snow of Maine, speaks at the, Women + Girls Research Alliance Summit, at UNC Charlotte, Friday, April 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Hot Air

Angus King: I might caucus with GOP after the midterms

In order to take control of the US Senate, Republicans have to win six seats in the midterm elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Susan Collins, Republican

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Balloon Juice

FailedState

The RedState brain trust has come up with some stunningly dumb ideas for activism over the years, including the brilliant notion to send bags of salt to Republican Senator Olympia Snowe of Maine to protest something or other.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Mozilla, Liberal Political News

Thu Apr 03, 2014

CBS News

CIA torture report set for declassification

The Senate Intelligence Committee is poised to vote in favor of declassifying a report on the CIA's controversial interrogation and detention program Thursday, putting in motion the process of making public a report that has been years in the making.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Susan Collins, Senator Angus King, Saxby Chambliss, Dianne Feinstein, Democrat

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Politico

King, Collins back Feinstein CIA push

Sen. Dianne Feinstein's quest to unveil the history of the CIA's detention and interrogation policies won't be totally partisan after all.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Susan Collins, Republican, Senator Angus King

Magic City Morning Star

Dan Rafter - New Communications Director for Rep. Michaud

Congressman Mike Michaud has announced that he has hired Dan Rafter to serve as his new Communications Director.

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Related Topix: Michael Michaud, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Dan Rafter hired as Michaud's communications director

Rafter, who started in Michaud's office Monday, replaces Ed Gilman, who has joined the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican

The Jersey Journal

Alan Alda, Dan Rather, Madeleine Albright among FDU's inaugural speakers series at NJPAC

From left, Madeleine Albright, Alan Alda and Dan Rather will be part of Fairleigh Dickinson University's New Jersey Speakers Series at NJPAC.

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Related Topix: Fairleigh Dickinson University, Leonia, NJ, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Entertainment

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Voice of America

Fixing Washington's Political Gridlock

Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine smiles on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 after delivering her farewell speech to the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Washington, DC, US House of Representatives, Henry Bonilla, George Bush, Edward Kennedy, Democrat

The Hill

Democrats should have seen this coming

In the last week, D.C.'s conventional wisdom has quickly shifted toward the likelihood that Republicans will take back the Senate in this fall's midterms.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Republican, Senator Heidi Heitkamp, Jon Tester, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, Opinion

Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Huffington Post

Patty Murray Explains Why She's Running For Reelection: Women Can't Give Up The Power

Sen. Patty Murray told a group of women business leaders Tuesday night that while the political environment may get frustrating, women can't give up their seat at the table and walk away.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Republican

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Bangor Daily News

In cruel, shortsighted move, LePage tries to end education help for low-income families

In this February 2014 file photo, Liz Franck hugs her daughter Lucy Pearson while making pancakes for her on the morning of her 10th birthday at their Dedham home.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, University of Maine, US Governors, Paul LePage, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

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