Do Sens. Snowe and Collins reflect the new GOP?

Posted Feb. 16, 2009, at 5:26 p.m.

In an interview with CBS News, Sens. Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins defended their votes in support of the Obama stimulus package. Sen. Snowe said, “I haven’t changed. I have felt that my party has changed.” Is this true? Or have Sens. Snowe and Collins begun

to reflect Maine’s increasingly Democratic leanings? Should they they reflect the state’s political values? Or should they cling to core GOP principles? Or do their votes reflect what the Republican party once believed? printed on August 22, 2017