Susan Collins

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi
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January 24, 2019 - 11:29 am
UPDATED: 5 p.m. ___ By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A splintered Senate swatted down competing Democratic and Republican plans for ending the 34-day partial government shutdown on Thursday, leaving President Donald Trump and Congress with no obvious formula for...
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 Several dozen federal employees and supporters demonstrated at the Sacramento International Airport calling for President Donald Trump and Washington lawmakers to end then partial government shutdown, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif.
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January 16, 2019 - 7:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A grand Washington ritual became a potential casualty of the partial government shutdown Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to postpone his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech. She cited concerns about whether the hobbled government can provide...
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Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice
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October 07, 2018 - 8:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's national security adviser, Susan Rice, says she'll decide after next month's midterm elections whether to run for the Senate from Maine in 2020. Rice is weighing whether to try to unseat Republican Sen. Susan Collins, whose decision to support Brett...
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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh
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October 05, 2018 - 10:54 am
By Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A deeply divided Senate pushed Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination past a key procedural hurdle Friday, setting up a likely final showdown this weekend in a battle that's seen claims of long-ago sexual assault by the nominee...
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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh
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October 03, 2018 - 3:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for two women who accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct say they fear the FBI is not conducting a thorough investigation, as Republican leaders steer toward a decisive vote on the nomination this week. Attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford, who...
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In this Aug. 21, 2018, file photoSen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks with reporters on an escalator at the Capitol in Washington.
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August 31, 2018 - 8:22 am
By Lisa Mascaro, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain is being remembered as a last lion of the Senate, with few others matching his stature. But the next generation of mavericks might come from the ranks of Senate women. Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska,...
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In this Feb. 15, 2018 file photo, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine and Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, left, are shown during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington.
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July 02, 2018 - 9:56 am
By Hope Yen and Ken Thomas, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins, a key vote on President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court, said Sunday she would oppose any nominee she believed would overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion. The White...
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