Susan Collins

GOP Wife-Beater Running Against Susan Collins
Another exception to social norms for Republicans: It's perfectly acceptable to beat your wife, be convicted, and still be eligible to run for office. Read more...
How Many Senate Candidates Are Running On Marijuana Legalization?
As Maine goes, so goes the nation? Read more...
I have no idea whether the death threats against our first black president have been bad enough that the Secret Service actually has decided to employ a food taster to make sure that he isn't poisoned, but as Tommy Christopher pointed out, if it is true, he wouldn't be the first. That didn't stop the likes of Swanson heir Tucker Carlson and his rag, The Daily Caller, along with every other right-winger on the Internet from going crazy and using it as an excuse to attack President Obama for acting like "royalty." Read more...
Fox News host Geraldo Rivera on Friday said that "angry, old, white men" like Sens. John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) demanded Susan Rice give up any ambition to be secretary of state as a "minimum price" for the September attacks in Read more...
So what do you do when financial analysts are warning that housing prices are headed for a "triple dip", the second largest Swiss Bank (Credit Suisse) announces it's piling 1,500 additional job cuts - many from the US - on top of its previously Read more...

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Benjy Sarling from Talking Points Memo reported on Sunday that the embattled House Republican leaders are looking to “shock” their joke Medicare plan “back to life with a new message.” Representation Paul Ryan is going to try to sell his Read more...
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) seems confident she has found a way to get the Zadroga bill passed after it died last week. Read more...
Repealing "don't ask, don't tell" is one more popular bill Congress somehow manages to snatch from the jaws of victory. Read more...
The House came back into emergency session and passed the state aid bill, but not without a ton of carping by Republicans about how this is just anoth Read more...
One of the reasons I don't have any respect for Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe is that, while they maintain their thin candy shells of "moderatio Read more...