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Olympia Snowe Health Care

Obama To Olympia Snowe: 'You Could Be A Modern Day Joan Of Arc'

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Sen. Olympia Snowe's (R-Maine) new book is a paean to the need for civility in government, with entire sections focused to rules ...

Olympia Snowe Talking To Democrats About Advancing Health Care Reform

POLITICO | Meredith Shiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) said Friday that she has been in conversation with Democrats and Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus about a way forwar...

Senate GOP: We Won't Punish Snowe For Health Care Vote

Politico | LISA LERER & MANU RAJU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mitch McConnell and his deputies in the Senate Republican leadership are responding very cautiously to Olympia Snowe's decision to become the first GO...

Olympia Snowe Still Opposes Public Option Because it's Too Good

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

Snowe's blindly ideological view on health care asserts, against common sense, that even when the outcome is likely to be inferior, we should prefer "private" solutions.

Misfits: Eight Politicians Who Should Just Switch Parties

Politics Daily | Jill Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RINOs and conservadems are cutting quite a swath these days -- making demands, frustrating their colleagues, wielding clout and even influencing elect...

Sam Stein

Frist: Snowe Not Enough, Five More GOPers Needed For Successful Reform | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist caused a stir inside political circles two weeks ago when he said that he'd vote for Democratic-authored heal...

Senate "Moderates" Delaying Health Care Bill With Demands

The Washington Post | Shailagh Murray and Lori Montgomery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Moderate lawmakers are exerting their outsize influence in the divided Senate to secure changes to health-care reform legislation, potentially adding ...

Why Olympia Snowe Should Vote Against the Baucus Plan

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Reich

Here's what's likely to happen if Snowe signs on to the Baucus bill, and if she doesn't. The next few weeks are crucial.