Fighting for Common Ground
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OLYMPIA SNOWE, the renowned moderate Republican, served in the U.S. Congress for thirty-four years. A three-term Senator from Maine, she was elected to the State House of Representatives in 1973, at the age of twenty-six, and to the Maine Senate in 1976. She represented Maine's 2nd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1979-1995 before being elected to the U.S. Senate. In 2012, she founded Olympia's List, which recognizes and supports elected officials and candidates who demonstrate their commitment to solving our nation's problems. She is married to former Maine governor John McKernan, Jr. and lives in Falmouth, Maine, and Washington, DC.

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