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  1. K Street's power duo going globalRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... Senate Majority Leader] Tom Daschle [D-S.D.]." "When we were 50-50, he had [former Maine Republican Sen.] Olympia Snowe and a half a dozen other Democrats and Republicans that they even got us in such a box that Tom and I had to come together to ...

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  2. Dem goes grass roots on centrist dealmaker CollinsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... junior senator, Angus King, is an independent who caucuses with the Democrats. His predecessor, former Sen. Olympia Snowe (R), also had a history of bipartisanship. "Mainers respect people who sort of break the mold a little bit, demonstrate their ...

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  3. Conservative hostility to Dodd-Frank continues unabatedRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Los Angeles Times

    ... brethren. Dodd-Frank was passed in July 2010, having secured all of three Republican votes, from Sens. Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins of Maine and Scott Brown of Massachusetts. The rest of the GOP has been trying to gnaw away at it ever since. The ...

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  4. Robert Rubin Echoes Robert F. Kennedy: GDP Is Fatally Flawed Measure Of Economic HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | ThinkProgress

    ... included Republicans like former Secretary of the Treasury (and of State) George P. Shultz, former Sen. Olympia Snowe, and former Bush Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson. Paulson you may recall had an op-ed in the New York Times last month arguing ...

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  5. Olympia Snowe Joins Aetna Board of DirectorsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Business Wire

    ... and as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1979-1995. She currently is chairman and CEO of Olympia Snowe, LLC, a policy and communications consulting firm, a senior fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center, where she is a member of the ...

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  6. Susan Collins: Her reign in Maine is easy to explainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Economist

    ... Having trailed in the polls, he went on to win. At least three other victorious politicians, including Olympia Snowe, who until last year was the state's other Republican senator, have walked the walk. "Shenna isn't just pulling something out of ...

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  7. Yes, Congress Wanted Obamacare Subsidies. It Just Did A Terrible Job Of Saying That.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Forbes.com

    ... The two senators, later expanded to a "Gang of Six" including Republicans Mike Enzi of Wyoming and Maine's Olympia Snowe, agreed on about 80% of the reform measures and disagreements were mostly limited to politically intractable issues like ...

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  8. Governor LePage Urges Mainers to Ask Congress to Fix the Government Takeover of Health CareRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | State of Maine

    ... ichael Michaud and Chellie Pingree voted for the Affordable Care Act. Senator Susan Collins and former senator Olympia Snowe did not.

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  9. GOP ticket in Maine features conflicting views between moderate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Bangor Daily News

    ... party movement because of their more conservative viewpoints. But Collins, like former Republican U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe, has largely avoided that affiliation, positioning herself as one of the top "moderates" in the U.S. Congress. On the ...

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  10. Senate Candidate Walks the Talk in MaineRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | National Journal

    ... three terms to the U.S. Senate, but other Republican candidates in Maine, including recently retired Sen. Olympia Snowe. But in the last 20 years or so, says Bellows, these sorts of walks have been dying out. In preparation, Bellows staffers have ...

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  11. Political insanity starts at homeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Herald Gazette

    ... admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second." - John Steinbeck, novelist, (1902-1968). Olympia Snowe is my new political heroine for not only standing up to a problem, but for being active in seeking a solution. She left her ...

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  12. Why abortion could become a defining issue in Maine's 2nd District raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Bangor Daily News

    ... said the district "overall" has favored pro-choice candidates, including Democrat John Baldacci and Republican Olympia Snowe, who served in Congress before Michaud. Nicole Clegg, chairwoman of the Planned Parenthood Maine Action Fund Political ...

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  13. Mendocino County 4-H'ers launch Wreaths Across America project to honor veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    ... company, Worcester Wreath Company of Harrington, Maine, had an excess of wreaths and with the help of Senator Olympia Snowe and others, he placed those wreaths on the graves at Arlington. In 2006, he was inundated with calls and e-mails and expanded ...

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  14. Glickman's tips for democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | The Wichita Eagle

    In Politico magazine, former Wichita congressman Dan Glickman and former Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe proposed "Ten Ways to Strengthen Democracy."

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  15. Williams: Reid just wants to legislateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | The Hill

    ... 55 votes. There is a shortage of moderate Republicans after the departure of politicians such as former Sens. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) and the late Arlen Specter (R-Pa.). Therefore, there is no path around the filibuster. "All I want to do is ...

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  16. Our opinion: Breaking through political gridlockRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... vital to ensure that elected officials represent broader views instead of the extremes, said former Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe, a Republican who left office in 2012 and blamed political polarization and a lack of progress. When Snowe left the Senate ...

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  17. Candidate pool for Congress is missing moderates, study findsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... than are relatively liberal Republicans whose views align with moderate legislators, such as former Sen. Olympia Snowe (R) of Maine. Of the legislators surveyed, 1.9 percent of conservative Republicans ran for Congress, versus 0.2 percent of ...

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  18. Obamacare is working. Why isn't Maine taking full advantage of it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Bangor Daily News

    ... - just like members of his party have long been in Maine. Think of Margaret Chase Smith, William Cohen, Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins, all of whom have been willing to work out compromises with Democrats to serve all citizens. But things surely ...

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  19. Why Moderates Rarely Run For CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | PressReleasePoint

    ... nine times more likely to run for Congress than a state legislator with more moderate views like former Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, the study found. For Democrats, the disparity was less pronounced, but candidates would still be more likely to hold ...

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  20. Monday, July 7, 2014: Bear hunting, Hobby Lobby, Shenna Bellows supportRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 6 | Bangor Daily News

    ... and corporate investors for equity investments in low-income areas. Dana gave deserved credit to then-Sen. Olympia Snowe for being a chief proponent, and to Sen. Susan Collins, Rep. Mike Michaud and Rep. Chellie Pingree for their support as well. It ...

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