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File photo of a pair of New Balance shoes. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Senators: Military Should Buy US Athletic Shoes

U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King of Maine have written a letter signed by 13 other senators asking the Department of Defense to buy only American-made athletic footwear for military personnel.

04/24/2013

GOP Sen. Olympia Snowe of Maine has abandoned her campaign for a fourth term in office amid, what she currently describes as, the polarizing environment in Congress. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Maine GOP Sen. Snowe Won’t Seek Re-Election

In a surprise announcement, moderate GOP Sen. Olympia Snowe said Tuesday she would abandon her campaign for a fourth term — a contest she was expected to win easily — because she is frustrated by a polarized atmosphere in Washington.

02/28/2012

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