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  1. Former U.S. senator decries political polarization at Utah YWCA luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Partisan polarization means Americans and the nation are not living up to their potential, former U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe told hundreds gathered for the YWCA's Leader Luncheon on Friday. Snowe, who said she dropped out of the 2012 race for a fourth term because of that polarization, urged women to not only vote, but also to run for office.

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  2. Former U.S. senator decries political polarization at Utah YWCA luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Partisan polarization means Americans and the nation are not living up to their potential, former U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe told hundreds gathered for the YWCA's Leader Luncheon Friday. Snowe, who said she dropped out of the 2012 race for a fourth term because of that polarization, urged women to not only vote, but to run for office.

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  3. US House Speaker John Boehner brings fundraising prowess to Portland for PoliquinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Democrats have represented the district for two decades. The last Republican to represent the district was Olympia Snowe, who gave up the seat to run successfully for the U.S. Senate in 1994. Boehner spent much of the summer traveling the country ...

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  4. State Of Play: November's Maine Senate Contest Between Susan Collins, Shanna BellowsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Crooks and Liars

    ... facts that back up what Mainers are feeling in their guts about how Collins has changed, particularly since Olympia Snowe has retired. Lake's concerns about Collins' consistent votes against public opinion and the interests of Maine families reflect ...

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  5. Small business group endorses CassidyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Washington Examiner

    In what could be a significant blow to Sen. Mary Landrieu's re-election campaign, the National Federation of Independent Business on Wednesday endorsed Louisiana's Republican Senate nominee Rep. Bill Cassidy. The small business advocacy group has praised Landrieu, a Democrat, in the past, touting its work with her and then-Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, on protecting small businesses from the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's oversight.

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  6. Marion Cotillard, Clooney, Gaga: Humanitarians of HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Rediff.com

    ... forces. The event was organised by the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network to pressure Republican US Senators Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins of Maine to vote to allow a repeal of the policy. merican actor and singer David Hasselhoff addresses a ...

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  7. Democrat candidate's war on women in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | American Thinker

    ... Susan Collins is very popular in the state. She will get re-elected with 60% or more of the vote this year, as Olympia Snowe did every time she ran. The state is 55-60% Democratic in most years, and the Michaud-LePage race is close due to third ...

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  8. New Findings of Independent Review of Alliance for Bangladesh Worker...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    In a forum to review progress of the Alliance, Bipartisan Policy Center Co-founder George Mitchell and Senior Fellow Olympia Snowe announced findings indicating that the Alliance has made "significant and laudable progress." Below are remarks made by the Hon.

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  9. Carville: US needs more tales of bipartisanshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Hill

    ... (R), former Sen. Tom Daschle (D-S.D.), and former Maine Gov. Jock McKernan (R) with his wife, former Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine). "It's actually a snowball belt," Carville corrected ITK when we inquired about his colorful ice cream cone-emblazoned ...

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  10. Findings of Independent Review of Alliance for Bangladesh Worker...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | PRWeb

    Findings of Independent Review of Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety Indicate Major Progress in Efforts to Improve Safety in Bangladesh Garment Factories. In a forum to review progress of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety following its first year, Bipartisan Policy Center Co-founder George Mitchell and Senior Fellow Olympia Snowe announced findings indicating that the Alliance has made "significant and laudable progress" in the effort to improve safety in Bangladesh garment factories.

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  11. The Commission on Political ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Charlotte Observer

    The Commission on Political Reform is traveling the country to build support for its plan to end gridlock in Washington. Two of the co-chairs – Dan Glickman and Olympia Snowe – spoke Thursday at "Our Times, Re-imagined: A Distinguished Speakers Series," organized by The Charlotte Observer and underwritten by Bank of America.

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  12. Former Congress members to present their plan to fix WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... plan to reform Congress and the electoral system in hopes of ending gridlock in Washington. Former Sen. Olympia Snowe of Maine and former Rep. Dan Glickman of Kansas will take the stage before a capacity crowd of 600-plus at uptown's Booth Playhouse ...

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  13. Sen. Gillibrand's book aims to highlight broader challenges for womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Los Angeles Times

    ... greater tendency to try to find common ground, and recalled her own experiences working with former Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) to pass a 9/11 health bill. "It's one of the reasons why politically I work so hard to ...

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  14. Former Washington insiders think they have a plan to make Congress workRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | WBTV

    ... Charlotte on Thursday night. Speaking to a sold-out audience of 600-plus at uptown's Booth Playhouse will be Olympia Snowe, a Maine Republican who left the Senate in 2013 out of frustration over inaction, and Dan Glickman, a Kansas Democrat who ...

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  15. Bellows taking the long walk in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | SeacoastOnline

    ... paired with Ed Muskie for 14 years. Since then, such prominent senators as Muskie, George Mitchell, Cohen and Olympia Snowe have all left of their own accord. So it would be accurate to say Shenna Bellows, who's looking to oust Susan Collins, an ...

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  16. Vote for Brown and Stiles in N.H. GOP primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | SeacoastOnline

    ... either the most bipartisan or in the top three most bipartisan, with Maine Republican Sens. Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe occasionally taking the top spot. "I voted 50-50," Brown said during an early campaign stop in Portsmouth. "So I worked with ...

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  17. Megan Ratha s Impossible RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Phillymag.com

    ... herself from the far right of her party: She's pro-choice and vocal about it, and names moderate GOP Senator Olympia Snowe as one of her political heroes. Republicans who have broken through in urban Democratic strongholds - think Rudy Giuliani in ...

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  18. Maine's ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | The Weekly Standard

    ... he met the late Peter Snowe, a Republican state legislator and the first husband of future U.S. senator Olympia Snowe, who took an interest in the young LePage. Snowe convinced administrators at Husson College in Bangor to let LePage take the ...

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  19. Gena Canning named Girl Scouts of Maine's 2015 Woman of DistinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Bangor Daily News

    ... include Meredith Strang Burgess, Melissa Smith, Pamela Hurley-Moser, Betsey Timm, Brenda Garrand, Senator Olympia Snowe, Erin Hoeflinger, Dr. Sandra Featherman, Meg Baxter, Beth Newlands Campbell, Judith Magyar Isaacson, Joan Benoit Samuelson, Dr. ...

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  20. Former Charlottean David Snepp helps Afghans resettleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 31 | WBTV

    ... he went back to Capitol Hill, serving as spokesman for two Republican senators, George Allen of Virginia and Olympia Snowe of Maine. It was in 2010 that he went to Afghanistan as a senior communications adviser with the Department of Defense. A year ...

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