This week on Maine's Political Pulse:
— One last look at Republican Sen. Susan Collins' decisive win, how she did it and what it might mean for the Biden administration.
— The challenges confronting Gov. Janet Mills and the new Legislature as both gear up for a new session and the construction of the state's next two-year budget.
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Maine’s Political Pulse was produced this week by Willis Ryder Arnold. Andrew Catalina is the digital producer. The theme music was performed and recorded by Rob Holt.