The Washington Post fact-checker gave a new Democratic dark money ad targeting Sen. Susan Collins (R., Maine), who is up for reelection next year, three Pinocchios for claiming Collins put Social Security and Medicare "in jeopardy."
Democratic opponents of Sara Gideon in Maine seized on her recently revealed violation of federal election laws to question her stated commitment to getting money out of politics, and also the party's decision to back her challenge to Sen. Susan Collins (R., Maine).
Justice Democrats and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee have endorsed two different Democratic candidates in Maine's upcoming Senate race, setting up a primary fight between candidates looking to unseat incumbent Susan Collins (R.).
Gideon, Democratic speaker of the Maine House of Representatives, announced her decision to challenge incumbent Republican senator Susan Collins on Monday afternoon. By Tuesday morning the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee announced it was "proud to fight alongside" Gideon and began formally fundraising for her campaign.
The American Medical Association will continue to oppose prescribing lethal medication to patients. More than 70 percent of its delegates voted to preserve the AMA code that says “assisted suicide would ultimately cause more harm than good.”
Sensing the lack of a Democratic candidate willing to challenge Sen. Susan Collins (R., Maine), a "queer feminist mermaid" named Bre Kidman—politically mobilized by the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation fight—has filed to enter the race.
Despite drawing the ire of Democrats and progressive activists for her vote to confirm Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Republican Sen. Susan Collins' popularity appears to be unfazed in her home state of Maine.
Liberal activists have targeted Sen. Susan Collins (R., Maine) in an effort to pressure her to vote against President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but she said their "threats" and attempts to "bully" will not influence her decision on whether to support the nominee.