BirthdayFebruary 21, 1947
BirthplaceAugusta, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Olympia Snowe

    Full name: Olympia Snowe
    Also known as: Olympia Snowe, Snowe, Olympia
    Education: University of Maine
    Professions: American politician
    Work: Republican nominee for United States Senator from Maine
    Occupation: Senator

  2. Olympia Snowe Known for

    14 Women (2007), Miss Representation (2011), 60 Minutes (1968), The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996)

  3. Olympia Snowe Biography

    Olympia Jean Snowe (born February 21, 1947) is an American politician and former United States Senator from Maine and a member of the Republican Party. Snowe has become widely known for her ability to influence the outcome of close votes, including whether to end filibusters. In 2006, she was named one of America's Best Senators by Time Magazine. Snowe was famously known for her ability to compromise and her strong sense of bipartisanship.On February 28, 2012, Snowe announced that she would not seek reelection in November 2012, and retired when her third term ended on January 3, 2013. She cited hyper-partisanship leading to a dysfunctional Congress as the reason for her retirement from the Senate. Her seat went to an independent when popular former Governor Angus King won the election to succeed her; King is an independent who caucuses with the Democrats.

  4. Olympia Snowe Family

    Spouse: John R. McKernan, Jr.

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