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Olympia Snowe and Jeff Bingaman Aren't Making Sense on Obamacare

Michael Cannon makes that point in updates to this post, which is worth reading in its entirety.

Benen: A Moment of GOP Candor on Obamacare

Steve Benen, MSNBC: "I don't ever recall any distinction between federal and state exchanges in terms of the availability of subsidies," said Olympia J. Snowe, a former Republican senator from Maine who helped write the Finance Committee version of the bill. Show More Summary

Snowe Says ACA Subsidies Were Never Conditioned On State Exchanges

Thanks for this, Olympia Snowe. It would have been far more helpful for you to come out with this four or five months ago, but I suppose we'll take what we can get. Not that I think it will influence this Congress to fix anything if the Supreme Court tears a huge gaping hole in the Affordable Care Act, you understand. Former Sen. Show More Summary

Former Republican Senator Admits the Obamacare Court Challenge Is Built on Lies

For months, when the Affordable Care Act was still swimming upstream through the legislative process, President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats courted Senator Olympia Snowe, a Republican from Maine, thinking she would respond rationally to enticements and provide Democrats bipartisan cover to ref

GOP’s Obamacare scam undone: A former Republican senator exposes her party’s ACA lie

Republicans claim Congress meant to withhold Obamacare subsidies, but Olympia Snowe says that's nonsense

How Congress and federal leaders can work better together

As the 114th session of Congress begins, we turned to two former legislators for greater insight into how congressional leaders and the federal leaders could work more effectively together. Olympia Snowe, a former Republican senatorShow More Summary

Water Is Today's Risky Business

Water is Today's Risky Business Recently, a bi-partisan group of political and business leaders including Henry Paulson, Tom Steyer, Michael Bloomberg, Robert Rubin, and Olympia Snowe issued a call to arms regarding a growing threat to America's prosperity. Show More Summary

Water Is Today's Risky Business

Water is Today's Risky Business Recently, a bi-partisan group of political and business leaders including Henry Paulson, Tom Steyer, Michael Bloomberg, Robert Rubin, and Olympia Snowe issued a call to arms regarding a growing threat to America's prosperity. Show More Summary

FailedState

The RedState brain trust has come up with some stunningly dumb ideas for activism over the years, including the brilliant notion to send bags of salt to Republican Senator Olympia Snowe of Maine (during winter! thanks, dudes!) to protest something or other. Then there was that time they proposed “Operation Leper” to punish any conservative [Read more...]

What Will It Take to Make a Woman President?: Sheryl Sandberg, Nancy Pelosi, Olympia Snowe and Others Weigh In

"Why haven't we ever had a woman president?" When my eight-year-old daughter posed this seemingly simple question to me, I--despite my many years of writing about gender issues and running a women's non-profit organization--found it somewhat difficult to answer. Show More Summary

Obamacare’s condign punishment

(Paul Mirengoff) Back when the Democrats were in the process of pushing Obamacare through Congress without the support of a single Republican (not even Olympia Snowe or Susan Collins), I made what seemed like an obvious point: once Obamacare...Show More Summary

Olympia Snowe: Cheney Wyoming Senate Run ‘Regrettable’

The former Maine senator sees no reason to try to unseat a well-liked conservative. [Snowe] said the decision by Cheney to take on the genial third-term senator is “unfortunate,” given that Enzi travels home often and reflects his constituents’ conservative beliefs while also working “to do the right thing for the right reasons” legislatively. “There [...]

Administration To Delay Key Obamacare Provision

The Obama administration will delay implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s employer responsibility requirement, Bloomberg reports. Under the provision, which was partly crafted by former Republican Senator Olympia Snowe (ME), large...Show More Summary

re: Bob Dole

Rich, Senator Dole lost me at the first person. Olympia Snowe has announced her agreement. It clearly moved Lincoln Chafee to action. Has anyone called Christie Todd Whitman yet?

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Republican former Senators Bob Dole and Olympia Snowe say their party is garbage. (I'm paraphrasing, but only slightly.) Ha ha thanks. We know.

Snowe says GOP should 'rethink their approach as a political party'

We talked earlier about former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole (R-Kan.) and his recent criticisms of his Republican Party. On MSNBC this morning, former Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) was asked whether she agrees with Dole's concerns.

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Tuesday’s “The Daily Rundown” line-up with guest host Kristen Welker: White House Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri… Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter… former Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) on what’s wrong with the Senate… lates ...

Olympia Snowe book party: Congress ‘doesn’t have to be this way’

There’s a powerful demand out there for the juicy personal-life stories of powerful women — the finding-my-voice stuff, the crying-in-the-bathroom memories, the overcoming-sexism journeys. So you have to admire Olympia Snowe for resisting that lucrative trend. The former Republican senator … Continue reading ?

Former Senator: Obama Told Me Resistance to Obamacare Would Fade After 2010

President Barack Obama believed that opposition to Obamacare would actually fade after the 2010 election. Former Senator Olympia Snowe (R-ME), the moderate Republican who retired when her term ended at the beginning of this year, said on Monday Obama felt Obamacare would "lessen" after the midterm elections. Show More Summary

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