Snowe Wants TWC, Hearst To Settle Dispute

Maine U.S. senator Olympia Snowe has written a rather benign letter to the heads of Time Warner Cable and the Hearst station group encouraging them to reach an agreement on their carriage dispute swiftly. The standoff has left the Hearst-owned ABC station in Maine’s largest city, Portland, off the air since last week.

GOP Sen. Snowe Won’t Seek Reelection

Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe’s announcement Tuesday came as shock to both parties, leaving an empty seat, throwing the Senate race into disarray in Maine and dealing an immediate blow to Republicans hoping to take control of the Senate in November.