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They said what?

GOP leaders have a reputation for shunning science in favor of politics: on stem-cell research, evolution, and of course, climate change. As the global-warming battle heats up, so has their often-nonsensical rhetoric.
Republican lawmakers sound off on global warming
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  May 08, 2009
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The gulf of Maine

With a massively unpopular Republican president leaving office, this year’s Senate election is a contest based on a candidate’s alignment with Bush.  
Senator Collins votes the Bush line 77 percent of the time; her challenger, Representative Allen, weighs in at 18 percent. Will these numbers decide November’s election?
By JEFF INGLIS  |  October 09, 2008
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Protesting the bio-whatever

Eighteen dancers showed to prostest the BIO 2007 convention, but they were as fuzzy as their boas on a lot of details.
A week of biotech protests ends, not with a bang but with battery failure
By MARGARET DORIS  |  May 18, 2007
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Snowe’s tracks

Believe the hype — US Senator Olympia Snowe’s key votes in 2005 and 2006 do, indeed, straddle party lines. Whether you like that or not depends on which issues get to you. Blown away: Jean Hay Bright's fight to topple a political icon. By Sara Donnell
How moderate is Maine’s senior senator?
By SARA DONNELLY  |  October 18, 2006
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Independent man

Congress gets about a 30 percent approval rating from the public -- recently down to 25 percent.
A letter from Rod Driver, Richmond  Independent candidate for Congress
By ROD DRIVER, RICHMOND INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS  |  October 11, 2006


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Langevin plays to the middle in seeking fourth term

When President George W. Bush last month used his first presidential veto to reject legislation on embryonic stem cell research, US Representative James R. Langevin again found himself in the spotlight.
Talking politics  
By IAN DONNIS  |  August 09, 2006