Collins hasn’t seen a final bill, but a spokeswoman says she’s confident that her amendments are in the package with possible improvements. But she’s facing protests at home and in Washington.
Democrat Doug Jones will shrink Republicans’ Senate majority after his upset win on Tuesday, making the Maine senator’s vote more valuable to Republicans.
Ben Chin has a chance to put Lewiston under firm Democratic control in Tuesday’s mayoral race. Shane Bouchard can continue a recent and partial Republican trend there.
Susan Collins isn’t sure where Congress’ final tax bill is going to wind up, a group of Maine hard-liners is linked to Alabama’s heated Senate race and it’s Paul LePage vs. Bernie Sanders in Lewiston’s mayoral race.
The congressman from Maine’s 2nd District is among a group of Republicans calling for a “balanced approach” around an Obama-era immigration policy. A coalition led by the Maine Chamber of Commerce wants a solution, too.
The Maine senator is facing protests and challenges about how she has pitched the bill’s deficit impact, but she’s asking for more money to offset proposed health care changes.
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins supported Senate Republicans’ tax bill on Friday. By Sunday, she said her support on a final tax product is no sure thing.
Sen. Susan Collins is still a holdout on the Senate Republican tax bill, which got more complicated on Thursday. Sen. Angus King wants them to slow down.
The Maine senator is proposing a slate of amendments to the Republican tax proposal whose fate may determine whether it gets her final vote.
Maine’s Republican senator isn’t the only one who has had to be wooed, but Senate Republicans look closer than ever to passing a key legislative achievement.