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Democrats once again court Senator Olympia Snowe looking for Republican support after the Massachusetts election setback.

Democrats once again court Senator Olympia Snowe looking for Republican support after the Massachusetts election setback. "Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) said Friday that she has been in conversation with Democrats and Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus about a way forward on health care reform. 'I have talked with several of my Democratic colleagues, including the chairman of the Finance Committee, just sorting through these issues, and the process, and what will unfold,' Snowe told Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC Friday afternoon. 'Hopefully, [Democrats] will take measure of what needs to happen now, build some support, those things can happen so that it's not [so] breathtakingly expansive that [it] creates consternation by the American people at a time will can ill-afford intrinsic costs.' But Snowe made it very clear she could not support any form of a bill that came through the reconciliation process—a legislative move she called "wrong and untenable.'"

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