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Scramble for the Senate: Can Democrats take out Maine’s Susan Collins with Sara Gideon?

Excerpt: The Pine Tree State is home to the last supposedly reasonable Republican senator in New England, but her votes for Brett Kavanaugh and the Republican tax scam have shown she's just an enabler of the Trump agenda.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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Susan Collins was always for Brett Kavanaugh

Excerpt: Susan Collins' credibility is in tatters. And if Maine progressives get their way, she's finished as a United States Senator as of January 2021.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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LIVE from Detroit: Making smart investments to build progressive power in 2014 & beyond

Excerpt: Good morn­ing from Detroit! Today marks the first day of Net­roots Nation, the ninth annu­al gath­er­ing of pro­gres­sive activists from across the Unit­ed States and beyond, which NPI has been send­ing staff and board mem­bers to for its entire his­to­ry. Three of us are here on NPI’s behalf and com­mit­ted to bring­ing you live cov­er­age […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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New England states called for Barack Obama; some southern states called for Mitt Romney

Excerpt: As expect­ed, Barack Oba­ma is pro­ject­ed to win in Mass­a­chu­setts, Con­necti­cut, Maine, Rhode Island, Delaware, and the Dis­trict of Colum­bia. Wins in those states, plus Ver­mont and his home state of Illi­nois (which he is also pro­ject­ed to win), would give Oba­ma a total of six­ty elec­toral votes. Mitt Rom­ney has picked up South Car­oli­na, […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Olympia Snowe to retire; Republican hopes of taking over the U.S. Senate take a hit

Excerpt: Big news out of the Pine Tree State this after­noon: Olympia Snowe, one of Maine’s two incum­bent Repub­li­can sen­a­tors, has announced that she has decid­ed not to seek reelec­tion in 2012, cit­ing a desire to be free of the par­ti­san ran­cor that per­vades Capi­tol Hill these days. Her deci­sion to retire could have a pro­found […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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