Category Archives: Collins

Biden’s bipartisan dreams may turn into partisan nightmare; Maine’s role

As news reports named Joe Biden as president-elect, Donald Trump denied his defeat and launched unsupported claims of fraud. Only a few Senate Republicans congratulated Biden, including an equivocal Susan Collins.  Most backed his pursuing unfounded complaints, preventing or delaying a smooth transition. Trump, the personal president, may be nothing more than a sore loser.  […]

Republican politics force Collins to the right

Is Sen. Susan Collins a moderate? Is anybody? Much depends on the definition of “moderate.” A Washington rating organization classified Collins as a moderate by focusing on the number of bills she sponsors with Democrats. Others see her as a moderate because she votes with President Trump less than any other GOP senator. Missing in […]