Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Olympia Snowe Quits: Fed Up With 'My Way Or Highway' Politics

And another woman leaves the manly U.S. Senate. The GOP continues to excel at running sane people out of party politics:

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe rocked the political landscape Tuesday with a stunning announcement that she won't run again, drawing the curtain on a storied political career and staggering Republican hopes to recapture a Senate majority... A political moderate, Snowe backs abortion rights and often drew fire from GOP conservatives for casting key votes that helped Democrats pass major legislation.

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