Week In Review: Snowe Retires, Romney Wins, And Blunt's Amendment FailsPlay
This week a rare voice of moderation in Washington, Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, announced her retirement, citing political partisanship. As Snowe explained:
"I do not see the polarization that now stands in the way of getting things done changing anytime soon."
Meanwhile, the Blunt Amendment, which would have added a moral exemption to health care services, failed in the Senate.
Also this week - Mitt Romney squeaked out a win in his home state of Michigan. His other homestate — Massachusetts — is up next on Super Tuesday.
And a primate research center at Harvard suspended new research after questions arose over its animal welfare practices.
- Peter Canellos, editorial page editor, The Boston Globe.
- Garrett Quinn, Boston.com blogger and contributor to Reason Magazine.
This segment aired on March 2, 2012.