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As Coronavirus Grips US, Critics Remember Susan Collins' Insistence Pandemic Flu Funding Be Cut From 2009 Stimulus Package
"Senator Collins went out of her way to stop funds from going to pandemic preparedness, and now Mainers are concerned because of Collins' history of opposing funding for situations exactly like this."
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Flim-Flam Collins, Yet Again Further
Flim-Flam Collins, Yet Again
Collins and her drunken frat boy bestie Kavanaugh, before the vote that will live in infamy. Getty photo. The crass GOP impeachment cover-up began Tuesday with Trump lawyers offering up "a blizzard of lies " in a legal charade deemed "banana republic stuff" and "the equivalent of impeachment jazz...
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As Susan Collins Announces 2020 Run With Familiar Claims of Centrism, Progressives Are 'Ready to Defeat Her'
"Collins has toyed with Mainers long enough with her political games... We will not stop until she is unseated in November 2020."
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Rep. Jared Golden, D-Maine, is seen during a House Armed Services Committee hearing  in the Rayburn Building on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (Photo: Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) News
Stephen King Vows Effort to Defeat Maine Democratic Congressman If He Doesn't Vote for Both Trump Articles of Impeachment
"If my congressman, Jared Golden, votes for only one article of impeachment, I will work with all my might to see him defeated next year," warned the famed novelist.
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The climate crisis is changing the New England fishing industry, a new report says. News
New England Fishing Communities Being Destroyed by 'Climate Shocks': Study
"There are communities that are just not going to be fishing communities anymore."
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After Racist Attacks, Former Refugee Makes History as First Somali-American Elected to City Council in Lewiston, Maine
"You might smear us. You might hurl racist attacks at us. But we will always rise up to serve our communities."
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State Rep. Chloe Maxmin and allies celebrate the Maine AFL-CIO signing onto the Green New Deal in April of 2019. (Photo: Maxmin's Twitter) Views
We're Not "Polarized" Everywhere. In Maine, Democracy and Green Energy Win Big
How often I hear that in “polarized” America rural voters will reject a green agenda out of hand. For them, green means liberal, tree-hugging snobs, unconcerned about the struggles of real working people. But last week that frame busted for me when I had a chance to speak with Chloe Maxmin, a 27...
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Kyle Bailey, Campaign Manager for the Committee for Ranked Choice Voting, counts up the votes in a demonstration at Foulmouthed Brewing put on by the Committee for Ranked Choice Voting. The committee is ranking beer in beer flights to demonstrate how ranked voting works to the public. News
Ranked-Choice Voting Advocates Call On Maine Governor to 'Honor the Will of Voters' and Approve System for 2020 Primary
"Ranked-choice voting upholds a core value: upholding consent of the governed."
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Watch Susan Collins Drive Away as College Student Tells Her 'More Kids Are Going to Die' Without Gun Control Legislation
"We all know it's an important issue. The question is, will they take action right now before more kids die in their schools, before more people die at the mall, before more people die in their places of worship?"
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The Gettysburg park implicitly celebrates nationalism and elevates the warrior caste. (Photo: Mr. Fish/Truthdig) Views
War, Memory and Gettysburg
Time has long since erased these gruesome sights and smells from the battlefield national park, along with the disorienting confusion, fear and deafening noise of combat
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