Maine Senator Olympia Snowe will not seek reelection this November, ending a 33 year career in politics.
Her reason? Partisan gridlock and what she called "my way or the highway ideologies." A Republican, Sen. Snowe has been a moderate holdout in what has become an increasingly polarized climate in Washington.
- A. J. Higgins, state house reporter, Maine Public Broadcasting Network.
This segment aired on February 29, 2012.