ME-Sen: Slate Magazine, “How Maine Turned on Susan Collins (R)”

Slate Magazine has a new piece out about the upcoming U.S. Senate race between incumbent U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R. ME) and Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon (D. ME): Six years ago, Karin Leuthy, a registered Democrat, voted for Republican Sen. Susan Collins. Like many Mainers, Leuthy, 48, took pride in not voting a straight…

ME-Sen: The American Prospect, “Gideon (D) Got Game”

Gabrielle Gurley has a great piece on Maine House Speaker and U.S. Senate candidate, Sara Gideon (D. ME), in The American Prospect that is worth the read: Sara Gideon had to be on point. When the Speaker of the Maine House took the plunge by running against Sen. Susan Collins, she had paltry statewide name…

ME-Sen: Human Rights Campaign Ditches Susan Collins (R), Endorses Sara Gideon (D) For Senate

Here’s some big news today out of Maine: x Despite Susan Collins’ record on certain key LGBTQ issues, her support of McConnell & Trump’s agenda, vote for Kavanaugh’s SCOTUS appointment, & failure to hold Trump accountable is simply untenable.@HRC is proud to endorse @SaraGideon for U.S. Senate. https://t.co/FjjNsKRePY— Alphonso David (@AlphonsoDavid) July 15, 2020 The…

ME-Sen: Collins' (R) Brett Kavanaugh Problem Just Got A Whole Lot Worse For Her Re-Election Bid

From The Washington Post: x Judge Kavanaugh voted against banning companies from firing employees for being gay or transgender. It's clear that Senator Collins will continue to be a reliable vote for Trump’s anti-LGBTQ+ nominees. Help us replace her in November: https://t.co/EH8PTmgUbE— Sara Gideon (@SaraGideon) June 15, 2020 Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) is coming under…

ME-Sen: Maine Women, “Susan Collins (R) ‘right’ and our ‘right’ aren’t the same thing anymore”

From Salon: Women voters who propelled Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, to wins in four consecutive Senate races have increasingly soured on the so-called “centrist” Republican as her record has drifted farther right since President Donald Trump's election. Maine is a uniquely women-dominated state. About 77% of women residents are registered to vote, and 65% of women voters…

GOP’s Cornyn repeatedly threatened judges; now demands Schumer apology

Senator Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Thursday expressed regret that he “used the words I used yesterday” in warning Supreme Court Justices Kavanaugh and Gorsuch of the public backlash their reproductive rights rulings will produce. While Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) proclaimed, “There is nothing to call this except a threat,” more than a…

ME-Sen: New Colby College Poll Has Sara Gideon (D) Leading Susan Collins (R) 43-42

Some big news today out of Maine: x Colby College poll: 2020 Senate race:Sara Gideon (D) 43%Susan Collins (R) 42% Collins' favorability:Favorable 42%Unfavorable 54%https://t.co/VvoeDH7cT7— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) February 18, 2020 The polarized political climate is taking a toll on Sen. Susan Collins (R., Maine), who is facing a competitive race for the first time since…