Good news from Maine: Olympia Snowe is going to spend more time with her family

Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe to Retire

Amy Walter ABC OTUS News via Yahoo! News 2/28/2012

…”After 33 years in the Congress this was not an easy decision. My husband and I are in good health. We have laid an exceptionally strong foundation for the campaign, and I have no doubt I would have won re-election. […]

Poll: More than half of Hispanics identify as conservative

Robert T. Garrett The Dallas Morning News 2/24/2010

AUSTIN – A bent to conservatism and family makes Hispanics a promising pool of votes for Republicans, but the party’s targeting of illegal immigrants has withered its attraction.

Regardless, Gov. Rick Perry has fared relatively well, perhaps because of his anti-Washington rhetoric and his careful immigration […]