Sara Gideon

Anti-Collins Small Business Owners Are Longtime Dem Activists

Dark money-funded ad stars couple that benefitted from PPP program

Two Maine restaurateurs accused Republican senator Susan Collins in an attack ad of crafting corporate loopholes in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) while leaving small businesses like theirs out to dry. The ad, however, failed to note that the two small business owners are veteran Democratic activists who received PPP loans within one month of the program's start.

Gideon Championed Taxpayer-Funded Abortion in Maine, Then Donations Came

Abortion interest groups spend hundreds of thousands in race to unseat pro-choice Republican

Democratic Maine Senate candidate Sara Gideon took hundreds of thousands of dollars from abortion interest groups after she passed legislation to force taxpayers to pay for abortions and drastically expanded abortion access during her tenure as the speaker of the Maine House of Representatives.

Top Dem Senate Challengers Silent on D.C. Statehood

Schumer has made capital statehood for heavily Democratic city a 'top priority'

A number of prominent 2020 Democratic Senate challengers have refused to take a position on D.C. statehood after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) called the issue a "top priority" should his party gain control of the upper chamber.

Establishment-Backed Dem Bails on Primary Debate

Dem rival calls Gideon 'anti-democratic' for skipping forums

The establishment-backed Democrat seeking to oust Sen. Susan Collins (R., Maine) is once again skipping a Monday evening debate with her Democratic primary opponents, prompting condemnations from her rivals.