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Olympia Snowe Retiring

Jason Linkins

Olympia Snowe Gives Obama A 'Failing' Grade Because He Didn't Talk To Her Enough | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Olympia Snowe, having decided to quit the Senate, has apparently not yet reached the stage where you quietly go away and leave everybody alone. Despit...

Open Letter To Chellie Pingree Protests Decision To Opt Out

The Nation | Ilyse Hogue | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

Representative Pingree, Your announcement yesterday that you will not seek the open Senate seat in Maine made my heart sink. My emotional reaction ...

Amanda Terkel

Chellie Pingree: I Won't Run For Snowe's Seat | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) will not be running for the U.S. Senate, dashing the hopes of progressives who had already been raising m...

WATCH: Gay Conservative, Black Transgender Woman And Out TV Journalist Talk LGBT News

Thomas Roberts | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Thomas Roberts

2012-03-05-thomasroberts.pngA gay conservative, a black transgender woman, and an out television journalist walk into a TV studio... sounds like the start of a good joke, right? But it was just my Friday at work at MSNBC.

The "Snowe"ball effect: Why the Loss of Olympia Signals Tragedy in Washington

Marjorie Clifton | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics
Marjorie Clifton

We are with you, Olympia, we want a democracy that supports bipartisanship and action in Washington. You have spoken with your feet and I hope the others are listening. Our country cannot afford to see our best voices go.

Pragmatic Snowe's Departure From Senate a Shock but Not a Surprise

Jim DiPeso | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics
Jim DiPeso

Olympia Snowe's ethic of reaching across the aisle to solve the nation's problems seems a relic of a bygone time, when politics was the art of the possible rather than trench warfare.

Jason Linkins

Is Olympia Snowe Bound For A White House Run In 2012? | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

If it seems odd that anyone would seriously expect an Olympia Snowe candidacy to set the world on fire, well... you haven't met Americans Elect yet.

GOP Senator Retiring

Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) will not run to keep her seat this November, according to local station WGME. "After an extraordinary amount of r...