PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Sen. Olympia Snowe is getting 15 minutes of fame on TV before leaving office.
The Maine Republican will make her sitcom debut later this week with a cameo appearance in the season premiere of NBC's "Parks and Recreation."
Series stars Amy Poehler and Adam Scott filmed on location in Washington, D.C., with Snowe and Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer of California.
Snowe, who's leaving office when her term ends, says it's all in good fun but that Poehler's character, Leslie, a newly seated city councilor, demonstrates an admirable passion for public service, "echoing the belief I have long held that public service is a most noble pursuit."
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