This week on Maine's Political Pulse:
— The historic U.S. Senate race in Maine goes to Republican Sen. Susan Collins. We'll break down how her campaign navigated difficult national headwinds and how Democratic Challenger Sara Gideon's campaign missed the mark.
— Also, a look ahead at what might be in store during Collins' fifth term.
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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.