The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Feb. 24-March 2, 2012

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1. In a rebuke to the partisanship of both houses of Congress, Sen. Olympia Snowe (R) of Maine said she would not run for a fourth term. How many senators have chosen not to seek reelection in 2012?

Five Democrats, three other Republicans, and an Independent (Sen. Joe Lieberman of Conn.) are also stepping down. Many are retiring; some may see the electoral handwriting on the wall. Snowe, however, would have easily won reelection had she run, observers say. She cited her frustration at the increasing polarization in Congress, the "my way or the highway" outlook in both parties.

Five Democrats, three other Republicans, and an Independent (Sen. Joe Lieberman of Conn.) are also stepping down. Many are retiring; some may see the electoral handwriting on the wall. Snowe, however, would have easily won reelection had she run, observers say. She cited her frustration at the increasing polarization in Congress, the "my way or the highway" outlook in both parties.

Five Democrats, three other Republicans, and an Independent (Sen. Joe Lieberman of Conn.) are also stepping down. Many are retiring; some may see the electoral handwriting on the wall. Snowe, however, would have easily won reelection had she run, observers say. She cited her frustration at the increasing polarization in Congress, the "my way or the highway" outlook in both parties.

Five Democrats, three other Republicans, and an Independent (Sen. Joe Lieberman of Conn.) are also stepping down. Many are retiring; some may see the electoral handwriting on the wall. Snowe, however, would have easily won reelection had she run, observers say. She cited her frustration at the increasing polarization in Congress, the "my way or the highway" outlook in both parties.

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