Tag Archives: Susan Collins


Collins Raised Nationwide Funds on Kavanaugh Vote

$1.8 million

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) “had the best fundraising quarter of her life in 2018, boosted in part by her decision to support Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court,” the HuffPost reports. “Collins raised $1.8 million in the last quarter of the year, but just $19,000 of that money came in itemized donations ? contributions of $200 or more ? from residents of Maine.”


Oppo Groups Raise More Than $4.1 Million to Beat Collins

$4.1 million

CrowdPAC has raised $3.6 million and ActBlue has raised $480,000 for the future Democratic opponent to Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) in 2020. To put this in perspective, Collins raised $6 million for her entire campaign in 2014. In 2008, the last time she had a serious challenge, she raised $8 million.


If Moore Is Elected, Senate has to Seat Him

“If he is elected, there are no grounds under the Constitution to fail to seat him. The Constitution says you can only look at citizenship, whether they are a resident of the state, and if they are the proper age. So we have to seat him.”

— Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), quoted by CNN, on whether the U.S. Senate would refuse to seat Roy Moore (R) if he wins Alabama’s special election.


Collins Just Wants a Day Free of ‘D.C. Drama’

“Can we have a crisis-free day? That’s all I’m asking.”

— Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), quoted by CNN.