Tag Archives: Republican Party

State GOP rebukes Collins’ primary challenger for Facebook comments about Michaud, Mandela

Erick Bennett, a staunch conservative who signaled his intention to run against U.S. Sen. Susan Collins in the GOP primary next year, drew the stern rebuke from the state’s party chairman on Friday after several incendiary comments by Bennett began circulating on social media. Here’s a sampling of the posts, taken from Erick Bennett’s Facebook […]

Snowe: I no longer recognize Republican Party

I saw this clip circulating Facebook today and thought I’d share: Speaking to CNN Newsroom’s Ashleigh Banfield on Tuesday morning, former Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, said “extreme” elements within her party have made it unrecognizable from the one she joined many years ago. Snowe said people she spoke with were “disgusted” by the government shutdown, and […]