Mar 06, 2021 · Maine senators Angus King and Susan Collins split on the vote Saturday for the narrowly passed $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. ... the U.S. economy is currently between $600 billion and $700 ...
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Jan 25, 2021 · Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine complained during a call with Biden administration officials on Sunday that the $1,400 direct relief payments the president has proposed are not sufficiently "targeted," an argument that critics dismissed as absurd and cynical given her 2017 vote for tax cuts that disproportionately benefited wealthy Americans.
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Collins was born in 1952 in Caribou, ME, where she also attended high school. She earned her B.A. from St. Lawrence University in 1975. Before seeking office herself, Collins had worked on the staff of now-former Senator William S. Cohen.
Below is an abbreviated outline of Collins' professional and political career: 1. 1997-Present: U.S. Senator from Maine 2. 1993: Deputy State Treasurer of the State of Massachusetts 3. 1992: New England Regional Director, United States Small Business Administration 4. 1987-1992: Commissioner of the Maine Department of Professional and Financial Regulation 5. 1981-1987: Staff Director of the Senate Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on the Oversight of Government Management
2016 presidential endorsement
✓ Collins endorsed Jeb Bush for the Republican primary in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. 1. 1.1. See also: Endorsements for Jeb Bush
Upon Janet Napolitano's retirement from head of the Department of Homeland Security, there was speculation that Collins may have been tapped for the position. On July 16, 2013, she told reporters, "The White House has not contacted me, I do not expect to be contacted by the White House and I am very happy being senator from Maine and I’m fully committed to seeking re-election."
Ideology and leadership
1. 1.1. See also: GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking' Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Collins was a centrist Republican leaderas of July 22, 2014. This was the same rating Collins received in June 2013.
The website OpenCongresstracks the voting records of each member to determine with whom he or she votes most and least often. The results include a member from each party.
Lifetime voting record
1. 1.1. See also: Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives According to the website GovTrack,Susan Collins missed 0 of 6,002 roll call votes from January 1997 to September 2015. This amounts to 0 percent, which is better than the median of 1.6 percent among current senators as of September 2015.
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Mar 23, 2020 · Sen. Susan Collins said Monday on the Senate floor that she "can not believe that the answer" to the coronavirus crisis from Senate Democrats "is delay, delay, delay. No sense of urgency."
Jan 26, 2021 · Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) will have his work cut out for him as he tries to maneuver through the 50-50 upper chamber. To pass most legislation, he'll need to work with Republicans to get things done, but that won't be easy, especially after he rigorously campaigned against a few of them in recent election cycles, CNN reports. Take, for example, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine ...
Nov 04, 2020 · Senator Susan Collins (R., Maine) told reporters on Wednesday afternoon that opponent Sara Gideon called her to concede Maine's Senate race.While the race has not been called by the Associated Press, Gideon's concession indicates that Collins will be reelected to a fifth term in the Senate. Collins has apparently won the race despite polls showing Gideon, currently Maine's House speaker, with ...