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Friday, January 03, 2020
President Trump's impeachment trial will test Collins' reputation for centrism and independence. She is a potential swing vote and is facing a difficult reelection.
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
Susan Collins has long cultivated a reputation for independent-mindedness. But with an impeachment inquiry speeding up, the Republican senator finds herself in a tough political place.
Saturday, July 27, 2019
Lawmakers in Maine have passed a bill to restore internet privacy protections — protections that were rolled back by the Trump Administration and Congress.
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Democrats have now gained 35 seats and could get up to 39 as counting continues in close races around the country. There will be no Republicans from New England in the U.S. House next year.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Rep. Bruce Poliquin's lawsuit claims the state's ranked-choice voting law violates the U.S. Constitution because the candidate who gets the most votes may not ultimately be declared the winner.
Saturday, September 29, 2018
In Sen. Susan Collins' (R-Maine) home state, some are protesting and many are reaching out via phone and email to share their views. She could be a key vote for or against the Kavanaugh nomination.
Sunday, June 10, 2018
In asking voters to rank candidates in order of preference, Maine becomes the first U.S. state to adopt a system also used in Australia, Ireland, several other countries, and a handful of U.S. cities.
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Maine voters will use a different style of ballot when they go to the polls on Tuesday. They'll get to rank their choices in the country's first statewide use of ranked choice voting.
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Political norms aren't just broken in the nation's capital these days. Lawmakers in several states are actively trying to reverse the will of their state's voters.
Monday, July 03, 2017
State government offices in Maine remain closed Monday after members of the legislature and the governor failed to resolve their differences over the state budget.
Saturday, October 29, 2016
In November, Maine voters will decide whether to adopt a Ranked Choice Voting system. When electing key officials, voters would rank candidates in order of preference, instead of picking just one.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Voters across the country will weigh in on more than 70 ballot measures this fall — the most in a decade. NPR takes a look at how ballot measures can become political chess pieces for outside interests from the view of Maine and Colorado.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Maine Gov. Paul LePage is under fire for a series of racial slurs and a profanity-laced voicemail threatening a legislator, who's a Democrat. Maine Republican leaders are refusing to censure him.