January 1, 2013

Snowe, Collins support 'fiscal cliff' compromise in early-morning vote

The vote could end up as the final one of Snowe's lengthy career

By Kevin Miller kmiller@pressherald.com
Staff Writer

WASHINGTON — Maine Sens. Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins joined the vast majority of their Senate colleagues early Tuesday morning in supporting a compromise “fiscal cliff” bill that increases taxes on the wealthy but postpones hard choices on spending cuts.

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