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Tag Archives: Susan Collins

Littwin: McCain (also Collins, Murkowski) a hero for doing what everyone should have done

Let’s face it, we desperately needed a hero. The country needed a hero as much as the millions whose health care was put at risk […]...

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July 28, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: The tweaked Senate healthcare bill still has many more losers than winners

Republicans have tweaked their healthcare bill in order to win over skeptical senators. Let’s just say it may not be working. Rand Paul and Susan […]...

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July 14, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Littwin: This could be the end of Obamacare, and Cory Gardner’s not feeling so good himself

Whatever else I’ve had to say about Cory Gardner over the years, I’ve never once said, or even thought, that he wasn’t a shrewd and […]...

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June 23, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Gardner votes to protect public lands

FRISCO, Colo. — Democrats in Congress looking to hold the line against a Republican attack on public land conservation got some help from newly elected […]...

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January 29, 2015 The Mix
Senate bill introduced to bar jury discrimination

Senate bill introduced to bar jury discrimination

A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would bar discrimination on federal juries on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity....

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October 5, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Udall confident Senate will pass standalone ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ repeal

In a final push to repeal the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy barring gay men and women from serving openly in the military before the end of the lame duck legislative session in Washington, the House Wednesday passed a standalone...

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December 15, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Udall, Bennet, Polis lament GOP filibuster of DADT

Udall, Bennet, Polis lament GOP filibuster of DADT

Republicans successfully filibustered the nation's defense authorization bill hours ago, edging close to gridlock history. If scotched this year, the bill will be the first of its kind in 48 years to fail to pass. Republicans objected on procedural and...

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September 21, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Politics, Top Stories
Senate likely to approve unemployment benefits extension today

Senate likely to approve unemployment benefits extension today

Today, Congress plans to vote to extend unemployment benefits, which have been held up in the Senate for an unprecedented two months. Lawmakers will reconsider H.R. 4213, also known as the jobs bill or the extenders package,...

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July 20, 2010 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Gridlocked Senate fails again to pass unemployment extension

Gridlocked Senate fails again to pass unemployment extension

WASHINGTON-- On Wednesday night, a bare-bones measure to keep federally funded unemployment insurance checks headed to the long-term unemployed failed in the Senate. Moderate Republican Sens. Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins of Maine had signed on ...

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July 1, 2010 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Reid searching for one more vote to advance unemployment extension bill

Reid searching for one more vote to advance unemployment extension bill

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is telling reporters today that he has won the votes of two Republicans for his extension of federal unemployment […]...

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June 30, 2010 Blog, Politics

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We did it!!!

We at The Indy send a delighted thank you to our readers who were able to make Friday night’s fundraiser at the Mercury Café! It was a […]

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Colorado’s voter data dump goes to the Trump task force on July 31

On Monday, July 31, Colorado will send publicly available personal information about its 3.7 million voters to an election task force set up by President […]

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