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Aided by backing from national Democrats and aligned interest groups, Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon won Tuesday’s Democratic U.S. Senate primary over state house lobbyist Betsy Sweet and Saco attorney Bre Kidman.

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Sara Gideon raised more money between April and June 24 than the incumbent Republican Sen. Susan Collins for the second quarter in a row.

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In the wake of this week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling on an abortion case, Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins has come under renewed attack for her vote to confirm U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh two years ago. Collins continues to defend her support of Kavanaugh, and she says she believes that she will be reelected in November.

Maine’s two U.S. Senators were among those on the Senate Intelligence Committee who questioned CIA Inspector General-nominee Peter Thomson Wednesday about his independence from the Trump administration.

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President Donald Trump's decision this weekend to remove a prominent prosecutor whose office is investigating the president's business associates has sparked an outcry from some members of Congress and former U.S. district attorneys.

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U.S. Sen. Susan Collins is urging the Trump Administration to support another round of forgivable Paycheck Protection Programs (PPP) loans for small businesses hit hard by the pandemic.

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U.S. Republican Sen. Susan Collins was joined by colleagues from both parties in introducing legislation that would provide $500 billion in aid to states and municipalities.

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Members of Congress traditionally celebrate Memorial Day by taking a week off, but Maine's two Senators say with the need for COVID-19 relief legislation, that should not be the case this year.

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As many states, including Maine, prepare to hold their spring — and now summer — primary elections, Congress is weighing another round of relief funding to help them pay for safety equipment and other voting expenses created by the coronavirus pandemic.

The Senate returns to Washington this week, but one of Maine’s two Senators believes the coronavirus pandemic is not getting the level of attention it deserves.

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Talks between Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over the next round of funding to help mitigate the coronavirus pandemic continue this weekend. Republican U.S. Senator Susan Collins is cautiously optimistic a deal can be reached.

The campaign for the United States Senate seat held by Republican Susan Collins is set to break records for a statewide race in Maine.

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Congressional leaders of both parties and President Donald Trump are calling for a fourth package to help restart the economy after the COVID-19 pandemic — this one aimed at infrastructure. But Maine’s delegation differs on priorities and timing.

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Maine health care providers are getting $145 million from the federal government as they focus on pandemic response, while many of their usual revenue sources have dried up.

Updated April 9, 2020 at 11:45 a.m. ET.

The U.S. Senate adjourned Thursday without an agreement on a measure to boost funding for loans to small businesses affected by the coronavirus through the Paycheck Protection Program.

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