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#1 BTW only until March 15 for somebody to file and run for her seat or the gov. gets to appoint someone... likely dem...
Posted by Water Modem 2012-02-28 20:04||
#2 The Governor is a rough-around-the-edges first term republican named LePage. Democrats hate him. The feeling is mutual. It is highly unlikely he would appoint a democrat.
An election however is different; Maine is rather independent-minded for a blue New England state. It could go any way.
Posted by Chesney Shusoling7348 2012-02-28 21:23||
#3 Tea Party hadn't targeted her. She was a shoe-in for reelection. This is her final "F*ck You!" to conservatives.
Posted by Iblis 2012-02-28 21:48||
#4 Ms. Snowe has been a thoughtful and modest Senator for many years. Senator is not a job that encourages either thoughtfulness nor modesty. So, I thank her for her service. And I thank her for stepping down. And I hope the door does not hit her on the ass as she exits -- too hard.
Posted by rammer 2012-02-28 22:09||