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Former Maine Gov. Angus King, an independent candidate for the U.S. Senate, greets potential voters Oct. 1 in Bath, Maine.
October 18, 2012 The race for the state's open U.S. Senate seat has been dominated by three things: an independent former governor, third-party spending and a barrage of negative television ads. Among the casualties of the campaign have been the candidates' positions on the issues.
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February 28, 2012 Maine elbowed its way onto the national political stage with the surprising news that Sen. Olympia Snowe, the 65-year old, three-term moderate Republican senator, won't run for re-election. From a statement she issued, it appears Washington's partisan bickering just got kind of old for the senator. The news was immediately perceived as a serious setback to GOP hopes to gain Senate control.
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