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As members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Maine’s Susan Collins and Angus King are among those in the forefront of investigating Russian efforts to influence elections in this country. Both say that these efforts are more extensive and intrusive than many understand, and that trolls are already aiming beyond the 2018 midterms.

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House Republican leaders are considering proposing another round of tax cuts when they return to work next month. But Maine Sen. Susan Collins says she doesn’t think the Senate will take up another tax cut package.

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Both anti-abortion and abortion rights advocates gathered Saturday morning outside the Portland office of Maine Sen. Susan Collins, who is considered a possible swing vote in the confirmation process of Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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Maine U.S. Sen. Susan Collins is co-sponsoring legislation that would prevent President Trump from taking the United States out of NATO without Senate approval.

“It would remove the ability of the president to unilaterally withdraw us from NATO," Collins says. "It says there would have to be a two-thirds vote of the Senate.”

Collins, a Republican, says members of NATO are staunch allies of the United States and President Trump should realize the United States is stronger because of the alliance.

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It’s one thing to sanction Russia or other nations for attempting to interfere in democratic elections. But how do you educate the American electorate to recognize misinformation spread on social media? 

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As part of an effort to strengthen its defense of the nation’s election system from cyber-tampering, the Department Of Homeland Security (DHS) has designated a list of individuals in each state for clearance to receive classified information about suspected attacks.

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A Milbridge physician with a flair for inventions is reinventing herself as she attempts to become the Maine Democratic nominee who will oppose U.S. Sen. Susan Collins in 2020.

Dr. Cathleen London says Collins' comments on the criteria needed to determine who should replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy figure prominently in her decision to enter the race.

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Addressing skyrocketing drug prices has been one of Maine Senator Susan Collins' priorities. During a speech to the Pew Charitable Trust in Washington Monday Collins says one big reason for the hike is the failure of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to enforce anti-monopoly laws.

“It’s really the FTC that’s the lead on this," Collins says. "I think we need to figure out why they are not doing more and rectify that problem.”

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Just days after the nation's top intelligence officer warned of persistent attempts by Russia to hack American voting infrastructure, the Maine Secretary of State's office confirmed that it is seeking federal funds to beef up cybersecurity of the state’s voter registration system.

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Maine Sen. Susan Collins says the U.S. Supreme Court nomination process has become hyper political and could damage public confidence in the courts. Collins' comments come just a day after President Trump announced Federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee.

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With President Trump's announcement of his U.S. Supreme Court nominee just hours away, health care advocates are stepping up pressure on Senator Susan Collins to protect abortion rights and the Affordable Care Act

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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is running a television ad campaign in Maine asking Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins to demand that the next U.S. Supreme Court nominee take a public position on a landmark abortion ruling.

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In his campaign and first year in office, President Donald Trump promised a major infrastructure program to address the nation’s backlog of needed repairs. 

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Several members of the U.S. Congress have resigned over allegations of sexual harassment, prompting legislation aimed at creating a more transparent and accountable process. The House and Senate have each passed their own versions of the bill, and will have to come to an agreement on a final measure.

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Maine U.S. Sen. Susan Collins said Sunday that she would not support a Supreme Court nominee who would overturn the court's landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion.

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