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Latest Susan Collins Items
The bipartisan $1.1 trillion spending bill that would pay for the government operations through October has some good news for Maine's Bath Iron Works.
Female senators are being praised for their role in ending the government shutdown.
Two senators working to cobble together a bipartisan budget solution predicted Sunday they will have a deal in place before Thursday's debt-ceiling deadline.
Senate Republicans and Democrats hit an impasse Sunday over spending in their last-ditch struggle to avoid an economy-jarring default in just four days and end a partial government shutdown that enters its third week.
Security clearance eligibility should be reviewed more often to catch mental issues that may develop after a clearance is issued, said one senator on the intelligence committee.
Pushing back against critics who have said no new information emerged from last week's Benghazi hearing, Sen. Susan Collins said Sunday the congressional inquiry raised important questions about the military response to the 2012 terrorist attack.
Republicans said Sunday that the Internal Revenue Service's heightened scrutiny of conservative political groups was "chilling" and further eroded public trust in government.
Three Republican senators who met Tuesday with Susan Rice, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said they are more troubled now over her initial explanations about the deadly Sept. 11 raid in Libya.