Susan Collins

on March 21, 2018 in Washington, DC.
The GOP Remains Loyal To Corporations And Lobbying Groups Over Americans. COVID Hasn’t Changed That. 
Trade associations sound innocuous but the term obscures what they really are: lobbying groups that advocate for policies that benefit specific business interests. Among the groups that could potentially qualify for loans under Collins’ and Rubio’s bill are PhRMA, the nation’s top drug lobby, and the American Chemistry Council, which represents big chemical and fossil fuel interests.
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 21: Chairwoman Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) speaks during a Senate Special Committee of Aging hearing on “The COVID-19 Pandemic and Seniors: A Look at Racial Health Disparities” at the US Capitol on July 21, 2020 in Washington, DC. The committee is looking into the data that has been showing that communities of color have been disproportionately negatively affected by the spread of the coronavirus when compared to the caucasian population in the United States. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Susan Collins
Why Maine’s Ranked Choice Voting System Could Spell Doom For Susan Collins’ Already-Tough Reelection Bid
Susan Collins’ ability to win under these rules is affected by her standing in the state, the configuration of the slate of candidates, and a pattern of partisan polarization toward ranked choice in Maine. 
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 15: Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, left, and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, attend the Senate Appropriations Committee markup on the “United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act,” in Dirksen Building on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Nail In Coffin? Facing Toughest Race Yet, Collins Forced To Answer For Kavanaugh Vote
Susan Collins’ purported centrist credentials have relied in part on her stance as an advocate of reproductive rights. That sort of positioning works well in Maine. But, with her vote for Kavanaugh, Collins lost endorsements that could prove detrimental to her reelection.
on February 15, 2018 in Washington, DC.
WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES - JANUARY 14 2020: U.S. Senator John Thune (R-SD) speaks at the Republican Senate Caucus press conference in Washington, DC.
Mainers Care About Collins’ Impeachment Vote. But Her Reelection Is About More Than That
Maine has a long history of, and appreciation for, independent legislators.
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 5: Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) walks to the Senate floor for a cloture vote on the nomination of Supreme Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, at the U.S. Capitol, October 5, 2018 in Washington, DC. The Senate voted 51-49 in a procedural vote to advance the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 21:  U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) speaks to members of the media after a vote to fund the government December 21, 2017 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. The Senate has pass a continuing resolution to temporary fund the government through January 19, 2018.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 5: Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) walks to the Senate floor for a cloture vote on the nomination of Supreme Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, at the U.S. Capitol, October 5, 2018 in Washington, DC. The Senate voted 51-49 in a procedural vote to advance the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
AUGUSTA, ME - JUNE 30: Speaker of the House Sara Gideon listens to discussion about the budget bill in the House chamber on Friday, June 30, 2017. Gideon is working to win more votes to get the Maine House to a two-thirds majority on the budget bill so that it can survive a likely veto from Gov. LePage. (Staff Photo by Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 19:  Sen. Lindsey Graham questions U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director L. Francis Cissna during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing June 19, 2018 in Washington, DC. The committee heard testimony on recent immigration issues relating to border security and the EB-5 Investor Visa Program.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 21:  U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) speaks to members of the media after a vote to fund the government December 21, 2017 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. The Senate has pass a continuing resolution to temporary fund the government through January 19, 2018.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Woman Charged With Mailing Threatening Letter To Susan Collins
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 5: Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) walks to the Senate floor for a cloture vote on the nomination of Supreme Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, at the U.S. Capitol, October 5, 2018 in Washington, DC. The Senate voted 51-49 in a procedural vote to advance the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the third day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill September 6, 2018 in Washington, DC. Kavanaugh was nominated by President Donald Trump to fill the vacancy on the court left by retiring Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy.
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