Sen. Susan Collins

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Congress has until Dec. 7 to pass the remaining bills to fund the federal government for the current budget year. President Trump is threatening to withhold his support unless his border wall is fully funded, something Maine's two U.S. senators oppose.

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Congress will go back into session for just a few weeks after the Thanksgiving break and will have to agree on several key spending bills.

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Both of Maine’s U.S. Senators are supporting a measure in Congress that would protect the independent investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller into Russian meddling in U.S. elections.


The husband of Republican Sen. Susan Collins says a threatening letter that claimed to contain deadly ricin specifically mentioned her vote to nominate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

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More than 1500 alumni and students have signed a letter to the president of St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y. asking for the revocation of an honorary degree awarded to Sen. Susan Collins last year.

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While signing into law legislation banning “pharmacy gag clauses,” President Trump praised the bill’s sponsor, Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins.

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Maine Sen. Susan Collins has taken a lot of criticism for her vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Some activists and concerned citizens are calling for a boycott of Maine products and tourism following U.S. Sen.  Susan Collins' vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

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Even before Sen. Susan Collins announced how she would vote on the Kavanaugh confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, dozens of people were gathering in Lobstermen Square in downtown Portland across the street from her office.

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Sen. Susan Collins, is speaking on the floor of the U.S. Senate Friday about her position on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

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Updated October 5, 2018 3:55 p.m.

Maine Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins announced Friday that she will vote for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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More than two dozen Maine women, many of them survivors of sexual assault, are in Washington D.C. Thursday to try to meet personally with Sen. Susan Collins before a confirmation vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

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Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins is among a small number of centrist senators who could determine whether Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed.

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Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins, potentially a key swing vote for Brett Kavanaugh's lifetime confirmation to the Supreme Court, is joining millions of other Americans watching Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.

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Shortly before Christine Blasey Ford began her testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday, a bipartisan group of ten men gathered inside Portland City Hall to express their support for Ford — and their opposition to the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.