Susan Collins

BREAKING: Susan Collins Leaves Trumpcare Dead In The Water (VIDEO/TWEET)

BREAKING: Susan Collins Leaves Trumpcare Dead In The Water (VIDEO/TWEET)

Less than 24 hours after Donald Trump’s attempt to bully the NFL into submission failed spectacularly, he suffered an even more crushing defeat. The Republican attempt to ram a repeal of the Affordable Care Act through the Senate went down in flames on Monday night when Susan Collins of Maine announced her opposition. Maine’s senior […]

BREAKING: John McCain Puts Trumpcare On Life Support (TWEETS)

BREAKING: John McCain Puts Trumpcare On Life Support (TWEETS)

The Republicans’ hopes of repealing the Affordable Care Act this year suffered a potentially fatal blow on Friday afternoon, when Senator John McCain announced he would oppose a last-ditch effort to ram a repeal measure through the Senate. Rather than try to get a repeal measure past an all-but-certain Democratic filibuster, Mitch McConnell and friends […]

Rand Paul Warns That TrumpMcConnellCare Has ‘Fundamental Flaw’ (TWEET)

Rand Paul Warns That TrumpMcConnellCare Has ‘Fundamental Flaw’ (TWEET)

Late Saturday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that he won’t bring up the latest incarnation of the Republican effort to replace Obamacare until John McCain recovers from surgery to remove a blood clot from his right eye. It’s not as if McConnell had a choice. Within hours of the bill being unveiled three days […]

Mitch McConnell Warns Trump: We May Have To Negotiate With Dems On Healthcare (VIDEO)

Mitch McConnell Warns Trump: We May Have To Negotiate With Dems On Healthcare (VIDEO)

The Senate is set to vote on its healthcare reform legislation as early as this week. But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) recently warned that if the bill fails in the Senate, the GOP might be forced to work with Democrats to implement needed reforms to Obamacare. According to Republican staffers, McConnell issued the warning […]

Congress Demands Trump Turn Over Recordings Of Conversations With Comey (VIDEO)

Congress Demands Trump Turn Over Recordings Of Conversations With Comey (VIDEO)

Congress has demanded that President Donald Trump turn over any recordings of his conversations with former FBI director James Comey. As part of its ongoing Russia investigation, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence sent a letter to White House counsel Don McGahn Friday, insisting that the White House provide any audio documentation of conversations between […]

Not All Republicans Support Trump and Ryan’s Plans to Gut Medicare (VIDEO)

Not All Republicans Support Trump and Ryan’s Plans to Gut Medicare (VIDEO)

Since President-elect Trump was chosen as our next president, ominous rumors have spread about the many ways he’s going to ruin the middle class and further divide the country. One of those plans is to destroy Medicare, and with the backing of House Speaker, Paul Ryan, it’s one of the first items on his list. […]

GOP Senator Breaks Ranks: ‘I Will Not Be Voting For Donald Trump’

GOP Senator Breaks Ranks: ‘I Will Not Be Voting For Donald Trump’

Maine Senator Susan Collins became the latest GOP lawmaker to announce she will not be voting for Republican nominee Donald Trump. In an op-ed she wrote for the Washington Post, Collins noted: “I will not be voting for Donald Trump for president. This is not a decision I make lightly, for I am a lifelong […]

This Republican Senator Might Just Vote For Hillary

This Republican Senator Might Just Vote For Hillary

Republican Senator Susan Collins has represented the state of Maine since 1996. She is the most senior Republican woman in the Senate. She has a solid reputation as a moderate and has been successful in working with both Republicans and Democrats to achieve her goals. Unlike House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis), who has endorsed Trump, Sen. Collins is […]

Thin Red Line Cracks, Two GOP Senators Willing To Consider Scalia Replacement

Thin Red Line Cracks, Two GOP Senators Willing To Consider Scalia Replacement

Yesterday, Mitch McConnell declared that he would absolutely, positively not allow hearings for anyone President Obama puts forward to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. He apparently made that pledge knowing that it could potentially cost his Republicans control of the Senate. Well, it turns out that McConnell has a somewhat thin hold on his own troops. Two of the saner […]

Domestic Violence Convict Challenges Female Incumbent

Domestic Violence Convict Challenges Female Incumbent

Being convicted of spousal abuse would ordinarily end a political career. For Maine’s Erick Bennett, though, it’s only inspired one to begin. Formally declaring candidacy for U.S. Senate from his Portland campaign headquarters on December 30, Bennett claimed an earlier conviction for domestic violence was part of his inspiration, according to the Bangor Daily News. […]