Susan Collins

Susan Collins

Once more unto the breach: The next fight is for Medicaid expansion

Mainers—myself included— who spent the last six months lobbying our congressional delegation to stand firm against Republican-led efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act have been buoyant in their celebrations

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Congress threatens cuts to Medicaid services that allow Mainers to live at home

Ten years ago, a driver ran a stop sign as Jim McIlroy rode into the intersection on his motorcycle. Serious injuries left McIlroy paralyzed from the chest down. But, after

Susan Collins

Rep. Poliquin shows Super Bowl clips, urges GOP to regroup on health care repeal

Following the narrow failure of the health care repeal vote in the U.S. Senate last week, some members of Congress, including Maine Senator Susan Collins, have argued that Republicans will

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Republicans have revealed their greatest weakness

Until 1:30AM, July 28, 2017 when Sen. John McCain joined Senators Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski in voting to kill the GOP’s latest and perhaps last meaningful attempt to repeal

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Bruce Poliquin: The Weasel of Wall Street

New statements from Rep. Bruce Poliquin on health care repeal and discrimination against transgender service members are among the most weaselly in Maine political history. This week on the Beacon

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Sen. Collins now says she may vote for health care repeal

In an interview with Politico on Wednesday, Maine Senator Susan Collins refused to rule out voting for a so-called “skinny repeal” of the Affordable Care Act. “I don’t know what

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Sens. King, Collins cast initial votes against health care repeal as bill advances

Maine Senators Angus King and Susan Collins voted against a motion to proceed to debate on the GOP health care repeal bill Tuesday, which passed when Vice President Mike Pence

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Gov. LePage will soon be out of office (finally). Here’s who’s lining up to replace him.

This week on the Beacon podcast, Taryn, Ben and Mike examine the rapidly-expanding gubernatorial field and new fundraising numbers. They also discuss the latest federal health care happenings (and why

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Mainers celebrate defeat of Republican health care repeal

Dozens of health care advocates visited all six district offices of Senator Susan Collins across Maine on Tuesday to thank her for her decision to oppose the latest iterations of