U.S. Sen. Susan Collins’ vote may have given Democrats something they can use to rally against her, but the slate of potential opponents likely won’t be clear until after November.
The FBI has delivered a confidential report on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, which may force the undecided Maine senator to make up her mind on him by tomorrow.
Outside spending is rising in Maine races and while the legislative map is still hard to gauge, battleground districts are lighting up.
Good morning from Augusta, where new sexual assault allegations against President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee and confusion about the job status of the deputy attorney general got us thinking about where the president is most and least popular in Maine. We sorted the results of the 2016 presidential election between Trump, a Republican, and […]
Democrats have little power to stop a replacement and while U.S. Sen. Susan Collins is eyed as a potential swing vote, she hasn’t shown much appetite yet for bucking her party on the issue.
House Republicans say a health care change pushed by U.S. Sen. Susan Collins won’t pass without anti-abortion language and a key legislator wants to conform Maine’s tax code to upcoming federal changes.
Now, the Maine senator will push for health care changes in a separate spending bill. It’s unclear whether they can win in the House.
A Democratic state senator’s bill to bar legislators from using political action committees for personal gain stalled amid a dispute with Senate President Mike Thibodeau, who wanted to investigate the use of public campaign money.
Collins hasn’t seen a final bill, but a spokeswoman says she’s confident that her amendments are in the package with possible improvements. But she’s facing protests at home and in Washington.
Susan Collins isn’t sure where Congress’ final tax bill is going to wind up, a group of Maine hard-liners is linked to Alabama’s heated Senate race and it’s Paul LePage vs. Bernie Sanders in Lewiston’s mayoral race.