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14 hrs ago | The Hill

Dem goes grass roots on centrist dealmaker Collins

Probably the most centrist member of the GOP caucus, Maine's senior senator often seeks to be a dealmaker in an era of deeply partisan politics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Susan Collins, Maine, Senator Angus King, Tea Party

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Conservative hostility to Dodd-Frank continues unabated

Dodd-Frank cast a wide net to put a collar on banking practices that helped bring the economy to its knees You might have thought, listening to the general political discourse, that the Affordable Care Act is the single greatest economic threat foisted on us by Congress in recent years.

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Related Topix: US News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Financial Services, US Senate

ThinkProgress

Robert Rubin Echoes Robert F. Kennedy: GDP Is Fatally Flawed Measure Of Economic Health

Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin has a must read piece in the Washington Post, " How ignoring climate change could sink the U.S. economy ."

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Liberal Political News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Investor's Business Daily

Olympia Snowe Joins Aetna Board of Directors

Aetna announced today that former United States Senator Olympia J. Snowe has been appointed to Aetna's Board of Directors, effective immediately.

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Related Topix: Aetna, Insurance, Medicity, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, T Rowe Price Group, Financial Services, Investment Services, Healthcare Law, Law

The Economist

Susan Collins: Her reign in Maine is easy to explain

POTATOES are serious business in Aroostook County. For miles along the roads of this sparsely populated part of Maine all you can see are potato fields.

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Related Topix: Maine, Michael Michaud, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Susan Collins, US Senate, Republican, Senator Angus King, Maine Government

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Forbes.com

Yes, Congress Wanted Obamacare Subsidies. It Just Did A Terrible Job Of Saying That.

The dueling appeals-court decisions yesterday over Obamacare subsidies reflect a profound disagreement over how judges should interpret the law.

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Related Topix: US News, Health Insurance, Health, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, US Politics, Max Baucus, Republican, Business News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

State of Maine

Governor LePage Urges Mainers to Ask Congress to Fix the Government Takeover of Health Care

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage issued a statement today about a ruling that would prevent the federal government from providing subsidies for health care insurance in dozens of states that use the federal insurance exchange, including Maine.

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Related Topix: Maine, US News, US Governors, Paul LePage, Susan Collins, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Michael Michaud, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Bangor Daily News

GOP ticket in Maine features conflicting views between moderate...

She's been endorsed by labor unions, a leading environmental organization, a national gay rights group and Maine's popular independent U.S. senator, Angus King.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Chellie Pingree, Susan Collins, US Senate, Republican, Senator Angus King, Maine

Thu Jul 17, 2014

National Journal

Senate Candidate Walks the Talk in Maine

She has new Maine-made New Balance sneakers and a Maine-made L.L. Bean raincoat, and she will be led along the way by a pickup truck with a camper shell on the back that includes a restroom, food, and sleeping quarters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Susan Collins, Maine, Retail, LL Bean, Apparel

Herald Gazette

Political insanity starts at home

"The things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling are the concomitants of failure in our system.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Bangor Daily News

Why abortion could become a defining issue in Maine's 2nd District race

Social issues, in particular abortion, are poised to become part of the campaign narrative in Maine's 2nd Congressional District, with supporters of Sen. Emily Cain, the Democrat, and Republican Bruce Poliquin making plans to bring them to the fore.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine, Maine Government, Abortion, Bangor, ME

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Ukiah Daily Journal

Mendocino County 4-H'ers launch Wreaths Across America project to honor veterans

Shannon Whetzel, a junior at Ukiah High, and Kenzie Kornegay, a sophomore, are spearheading local participation in Wreaths Across America.

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Related Topix: Mendocino County, CA, Ukiah, CA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Redwood Valley, CA, Lake County, CA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Glickman's tips for democracy

In Politico magazine, former Wichita congressman Dan Glickman and former Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe proposed "Ten Ways to Strengthen Democracy."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

The Hill

Williams: Reid just wants to legislate

Ten years ago this summer, U.S. Senate candidate Barack Obama's keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention made him a star.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Arlen Specter, Opinion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Candidate pool for Congress is missing moderates, study finds

The US Capitol building is seen through the columns on the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, May 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, Hardcore, Congress, Duke University, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Senate, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

Bangor Daily News

Obamacare is working. Why isn't Maine taking full advantage of it?

Each spring my husband and I return to our Maine home, drive around this vast and wonderful state, and catch up with people we did not see over the winter.

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Related Topix: Maine, Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Health Insurance, Health

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Jordan's Snack Bar serves up burgers, fries, memories

Jordan's Snack Bar in Ellsworth serves up ice cream, burgers, fried food and a touch of nostalgia for many of its loyal customers who have been eating there for 30 years.

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Related Topix: Ellsworth, ME, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Obamacare is working. Why isn't Maine taking full advantage of it?

Theda Skocpol is a professor at Harvard University, member of the National Academy of Sciences and former president of the American Political Science Association.

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Related Topix: Maine, Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine Government, Harvard University, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

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