Senator Olympia Snowe

marquest(z5 PA)February 29, 2012

This is a Republican that has had it with what our politics have become.

Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe of Maine announced Tuesday she will retire rather than seek re-election this year, surprising colleagues and perhaps casting the future of her seat in doubt.

"Unfortunately, I do not realistically expect the partisanship of recent years in the Senate to change over the short term," Snowe said. "So at this stage of my tenure in public service, I have concluded that I am not prepared to commit myself to an additional six years in the Senate."

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    Bookmark   February 29, 2012 at 9:23AM
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