- Breaking Defense 20:14March 31, 2021Sen. Young: ‘Go On Offense’ In China Tech Race; Bipartisan Bill Gathers Steam“Some do not believe this is an appropriate role for the government…” Republican Sen. Young said in an interview. “…[B]ut, simply, the private sector and venture capital community is not up to shouldering this task on its own.”
< Congress, Networks / Cyber, Threats, endless frontier act, research and development, Sen. Charles Schumer, Sen. Gary Peters, Sen. Jeff Merkley, Sen. Susan Collins, Sen. Todd Young, senate, Senate Appropriations Committee, Senate Armed Services Committee, Sputnik >
- Breitbart News 17:56March 26, 2021GOP Senators Visit the Border: 'We Could Hear the Cartel Members Taunting Us Across the River'Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), one of several GOP lawmakers who visited the southern border on Friday, said she could "hear the cartel members taunting" them across the river and declared the situation a "crisis."
< Immigration, Politics, Border Patrol, Rio Grande, Susan Collins >
- Breitbart News 02:36March 23, 2021Chamber of Commerce: 'Critically Important' for Senate to Pass AmnestyThe United States Chamber of Commerce says it is "critically important" for the Senate to pass two amnesty bills that will pack the U.S. labor market with more foreign workers whom millions of jobless Americans will be forced to compete against.
< Economy, Immigration, Politics, Amnesty, Big Business, Chamber of Commerce, illegal immigration, John Cornyn, Lindsey Graham, Mitch McConnell, Susan Collins >
- Breitbart News 13:00March 22, 2021Politico: GOP Senators Cite Border Chaos to Dodge Democrats' Amnesty OutreachMost GOP senators are dodging the Democrats' efforts to seduce them into joining very unpopular amnesty bills by citing President Joe Biden's border meltdown, according to Politico.
< Economy, Immigration, Politics, Amnesty, James Lankford, Lindsey Graham, migration, Richard Shelby, Rob Portman, Roy Blunt, Shelley Moore Capito, Susan Collins, Thom Tillis, wages >
- New York Magazine 23:01March 18, 2021Becerra Confirmed as HHS Secretary in Closest Vote YetThe California attorney general drew special Republican heat for antagonizing anti-abortion activists and for challenging Donald Trump in court.
< politics, xavier becerra, joe biden, biden cabinet, kamala harris, jerry brown, california, anti-abortion movement, medicare for all, lawsuits, susan collins, neera tanden >
- Business Insider 23:27March 3, 2021Republicans are balking at how much state aid is in Biden's stimulus, but Democrats maintain it's necessary for a full recoveryTax revenues fell 0.12% on average for 47 states, but Democrats argue the $350 billion in state aid in Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus is necessary.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Policy, Economy, Politics, Mitt Romney, Susan Collins, Tax Revenue, Stimulus, Unemployment, Unemployment benefits, Biden, State Aid, Municipal Finances >
- Business Insider 03:16March 3, 2021Biden hit with first Cabinet defeat as White House withdraws Neera Tanden nomination for budget chiefNeera Tanden, Biden's choice to lead the Office of Management and Budget, became known for social media attacks on the GOP- and those on the left.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Neera Tanden, Joe Biden, White House, Politics, Office of Management and Budget, Ted Cruz, Biden administration, Federal Budget, Taxes, Spending, Susan Collins, Mitt Romney, Joe Manchin, Policy, Economy >
- Business Insider 20:23February 25, 202160% of Republican voters support Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan, poll findsAlthough Republican lawmakers have largely opposed Biden's costly stimulus plan, it seems Republican voters overwhelmingly support the legislation.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Policy, Economy, Politics, Biden, Stimulus, Republican, democrat, Bernie Sanders, Minimum Wage, Student Debt, Susan Collins, Mitt Romney >
- Breitbart News 17:13February 24, 2021Senate Reschedules Neera Tanden Confirmation VoteThe White House on Wednesday signaled support for Office of Management and Budget nominee Neera Tanden after her Senate confirmation vote was rescheduled.
< Politics, Joe Biden, Joe Manchin, Mitt Romney, Neera Tanden, Susan Collins >
- Business Insider 00:48February 24, 2021Republicans cite lack of outreach for split on stimulus, but Biden made his plans clear weeks agoBiden was clear on his stimulus intentions weeks ago during a meeting with 10 GOP senators who were advocating their smaller $680 billion proposal.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Policy, Economy, Joe Biden, Politics, Stimulus, Susan Collins, John Thune, stimulus package, Partisanship, stimulus plan, Stimulus bill >
- Breitbart News 04:37February 23, 2021Democrat Krysten Sinema Refuses to Defend Neera TandenSen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) refused to defend Neera Tanden, President Joe Biden's Office of Management and Budget (OMB) nominee, on Monday.
< Politics, Joe Manchin, Kyrsten Sinema, Neera Tanden, Susan Collins >
- New York Magazine 01:55February 23, 2021Poor Susan Collins Can’t Get That Partisan Joe Biden to Abandon His AgendaRepublicans want to pursue the bipartisanship of a Biden U-turn.
< politics, joe biden, covid-19 stimulus, american rescue plan, mitch mcconnell, susan collins, senate republicans, bipartisanship, american recovery and reinvestment act, barack obama >
- Breitbart News 21:01February 22, 2021Xavier Becerra Nomination Stalls as TV Ads Hit Vulnerable DemocratsPresident Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is under fire as Republicans in the Senate unify against him and Democrats remain uncertain if they will be able to cobble together enough votes to secure confirmation.
< Health, Immigration, Politics, coronavirus, healthcare, HHS, Illegal Aliens, immigration, Joe Biden, Joe Manchin, Kyrsten Sinema, Lisa Murkowski, Little Sisters of the Poor, Mitt Romney, Neera Tanden, nuns, On the Hill, Susan Collins, Tom Cotton, Xavier Becerra >
- Breitbart News 20:35February 22, 2021The Sharks Circle: As Neera Tanden Nomination Falters, Potential Replacements Emerge for Budget PostThe opposition to Neera Tanden to head OMB is growing and the names dropping of possible replacements is already under way.
< Politics, Center For American Progress, Joe Biden, Joe Manchin, Mitt Romney, Neera Tanden, OMB, Ron Klain, Susan Collins >
- Breitbart News 19:52February 22, 2021Chuck Schumer Seeks GOP Support to Confirm Neera Tanden; Susan Collins Announces OppositionSenate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Sunday he is whipping votes for President Joe Biden's nominee, Neera Tanden, to lead the Office of Management and Budget.
< Economy, Politics, Chuck Schumer, Jen Psaki, Joe Manchin, Neera Tanden, Office of Management and Budget, Susan Collins >
- New York Magazine 19:03February 22, 2021Susan Collins Deals (Likely) Death Blow to Tanden NominationSenate moderates are poised to sacrifice Biden’s OMB pick on the altar of civility — but the White House isn’t relinquishing Tanden just yet.
< biden cabinet, susan collins, joe manchin, neera tanden, senate democrats >
- Breitbart News 17:25February 22, 2021Joe Biden Pushes Forward on Neera Tanden as Senators Oppose ConfirmationThe White House said Monday it will continue to push for the Senate confirmation of Neera Tanden, its nominee to lead the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
< Politics, Jen Psaki, Joe Manchin, Neera Tanden, Susan Collins, White House >
- New York Magazine 22:10February 17, 2021Republican Impeachment Supporters Catch Hell Back HomeGoing against Donald Trump remains a deeply risky maneuver.
< politics, impeachment trial, impeachment, state and local republicans, donald trump, censure, liz cheney, tom rice, bill cassidy, richard burr, susan collins, mitt romney, ben sasse, pat toomey, lisa murkowsi, adam kinzinger, fred upton, dan newhouse, jaime herrera beutler, peter meijer, republicans >
- Business Insider 00:04February 17, 2021Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan is popular with voters, but it's crashing into strong Republican resistance in CongressCongressional Republicans say the package is bloated with measures like cash payments for families and aid to state and local governments.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Joe Biden, Republicans, Democrats, Stimulus checks, Federal unemployment benefits, Direct payments, Unemployment insurance, Mitch McConnell, Susan Collins, Policy, Economy >
- Breitbart News 20:03February 16, 2021Maine GOP Considering Censuring Susan Collins over Trump Conviction VoteThe Maine GOP is considering censuring Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) over her decision to side with Democrats and vote to convict former President Trump for incitement of insurrection in connection to the January 6 protests at the U.S. Capitol.
< Politics, censure, Donald Trump, impeachment, Susan Collins >
- Breitbart News 01:40February 14, 2021Seven Senate Republicans Vote to Convict Donald Trump, Two Flip Previous VoteSens. Burr and Cassidy supported impeachment, even though they voted with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) in January on the motion that impeaching the president after leaving office was unconstitutional.
< 2020 Election, Politics, Ben Sasse, Bill Cassidy, Donald Turmp, impeachment, Lisa Murkowski, Mitt Romney, Pat Toomey, Richard Burr, Susan Collins >
- Breitbart News 01:40February 14, 2021Seven Senate Republicans Vote to Impeach Donald Trump, Two Flip Previous VoteSens. Burr and Cassidy supported impeachment, even though they voted with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) in January on the motion that impeaching the president after leaving office was unconstitutional.
< 2020 Election, Politics, Ben Sasse, Bill Cassidy, Donald Turmp, impeachment, Lisa Murkowski, Mitt Romney, Pat Toomey, Richard Burr, Susan Collins >
- New York Magazine 00:38February 14, 2021Senate Acquits Trump; Seven Republicans Joined All 50 Democrats in ‘Guilty’ VoteMitch McConnell spoke after the verdict to denounce Trump’s conduct while insisting his trial was unconstitutional.
< politics, impeachment trial, impeachment, donald trump, mitch mcconnell, ben sasse, susan collins, mitt romney, susan murkowski, pat toomey, bill cassidy, richard burr >
- Business Insider 00:51February 10, 2021Biden supports keeping the income thresholds for $1,400 stimulus checks as more Democrats push back against curbing eligibilitySen. Bernie Sanders criticized efforts to restrict the income thresholds, along with the freshman Democratic senators from Georgia.
< Politics, Markets, Joe Biden, Stimulus, Coronavirus relief, Federal unemployment benefits, Unemployment insurance, Direct payments, Congress, Republicans, Democrats, White House, Susan Collins, Bill Cassidy >
- Breitbart News 22:36February 5, 2021Joe Biden Defends $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Aid: Americans Losing Hope, Looking to Government for HelpPresident Joe Biden again sounded a dark note on the state of the American economy after the employment numbers were released Friday. "A lot of folks are losing hope and I believe the American people are looking right now to their government for help," he said.
< 2020 Election, Politics, coronavirus, Joe Biden, Republicans, Senate, Susan Collins, White House >
- Business Insider 21:32February 3, 2021Biden tells Democrats he's open to negotiating who can get a $1,400 stimulus checkCalls to target a fresh wave of $1,400 stimulus checks to lower-income households are gaining steam in Congress.
< Politics, Markets, Economy, Joe Biden, Democrats, Republicans, Congress, Stimulus checks, Direct payments, Unemployment insurance, Susan Collins, Coronavirus relief, Stimulus bill, Federal unemployment benefits, Economy >
- Business Insider 23:36February 2, 2021Some GOP senators want a $50,000 income cutoff for a fresh wave of stimulus checks. That may exclude at least 29 million families who would get one under the Biden relief plan.Millions of households could be left out of receiving a direct payment under the GOP plan led by Sen. Susan Collins.
< Politics, Markets, Economy, Joe Biden, Stimulus, Coronavirus relief, Congress, Democrats, Republicans, Susan Collins, analysis, Stimulus checks, Direct payments, Unemployment benefits, Economy >
- Breitbart News 04:35February 2, 2021'Cordial' Two-Hour Coronavirus Aid Meeting with Joe Biden, 10 Senate Republicans--No DealJoe Biden met with ten Republican senators at the White House on Monday to discuss a bipartisan coronavirus relief package. “I wouldn’t say that we came together on a package tonight. Nobody expected that in a two-hour meeting.”
< Politics, bipartisan, coronavirus, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Oval Office, Susan Collins, White House >
- Business Insider 00:27February 2, 2021Democrats are kicking off efforts to ditch Republicans on stimulus as the White House defends its $1.9 trillion relief packageDemocrats started the reconciliation process which would allow them to pass the Biden rescue package without any GOP votes.
< Politics, Markets, Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Democrats, Republicans, Congress, Joe Biden, White House, Unemployment insurance, Federal unemployment benefits, Stimulus checks, Direct payments, State Aid, Susan Collins, senate republicans, Economy >
- Business Insider 22:34February 1, 2021Republican governor urges Congress to 'go big' on pandemic relief, signaling support for Democratic proposalsWest Virginia Governor Jim Justice stressed the need to move past partisan arguments over the stimulus bill and provide pandemic relief quickly.
< Economy, Jim Justice, Biden, Politics, Economy, Stimulus, stimulus plan, Pandemic aid, Susan Collins >
- New York Magazine 19:48February 1, 2021Republicans Offer Another Very Skinny Stimulus ProposalBiden has agreed to talk to the Republican senators, but a deal is unlikely unless he maintains the freedom to quickly follow up with a partisan bill.
< politics, covid-19 stimulus, stimulus checks, susan collins, gang of 10, budget reconciliation, joe biden, nancy pelosi, covid-19 vaccine, state and local governments, small business loans, rental assistance >
- Business Insider 19:14February 1, 2021The GOP stimulus proposal is nearly a third of the price tag of Biden's plan. Here's what's missing.A group of Republicans introduced a stimulus plan that cuts many parts of Biden's original proposal, like a minimum wage increase and $1,400 checks.
< Economy, Biden, Stimulus, GOP, Susan Collins, Politics, Economy, stimulus plan, Minimum Wage, Unemployment benefits, Stimulus checks >
- Breitbart News 18:47February 1, 2021Joe Biden Meeting with Ten Senate Republicans on Coronavirus ReliefPresident Joe Biden will meet with ten Senate Republicans on Monday to discuss a bipartisan coronavirus rescue package.
< Health, Politics, Science, coronavirus, Jen Psaki, Joe Biden, Mitt Romney, Susan Collins, White House >
- Business Insider 17:29February 1, 202110 Senate Republicans unveil a $618 billion stimulus plan including $1,000 direct payments in bid to strike bipartisan deal with BidenThe GOP plan significantly cuts spending on numerous top Biden priorities, including stimulus checks and unemployment insurance.
< Politics, Markets, Economy, Joe Biden, Susan Collins, Coronavirus relief, Stimulus, Direct payments, Unemployment insurance, Federal unemployment benefits, Republicans, Democrats, Reconciliation, Economy, stimulus package, Policy >
- Business Insider 19:50January 31, 202110 GOP Senators plan to propose a new compromise COVID-19 bill which would shrink direct payments to Americans from $1,400 to $1,000The proposed $600 billion package would be much smaller than the $1.9 trillion plan envisioned by President Joe Biden and most Democratic leaders.
< Politics, COVID-19, coronavirus stimulus, Economics, stimulus package, Joe Biden, Direct payments, American Economy, Rob Portman, Susan Collins, Bill Cassidy, senate republicans, GOP >
- New York Magazine 21:11January 29, 2021Why Democrats Must Keep the Filibuster From Killing Voting RightsWith red states racing to further restrict voting, some limited filibuster reform to allow voting-rights legislation to be passed is now essential.
< politics, filibuster, filibuster reform, voting rights, john lewis voting rights act, for the people act, gerrymandering, voter suppression, mitch mcconnell, joe manchin, kyrsten sinema, susan collins, lisa murkowski >
- Breitbart News 14:13January 29, 2021Democrats Recruiting GOP Senators for Amnesty DealDemocrat Senators are trying to recruit GOP Senators into business-backed amnesty deals, despite the public's demand for pro-American migration policies.
< Economy, Immigration, Politics, Amnesty, Lindsey Graham, Rick Scott, Susan Collins, Thom Tillis >
- New York Magazine 21:49January 27, 2021Centrists Air Censure Option As Trump Conviction Hopes FadeIt could be an alternative to or fallback after a trial. But it would force Republicans to defend or condemn Trump’s conduct.
< politics, impeachment trial, censure, tim kaine, susan collins, rand paul, bill clinton, andrew jackson, impeachment, capitol riot, mitch mcconnell, donald trump, joe biden >
- New York Magazine 01:08January 27, 2021McConnell and Most Republican Senators Vote to Dismiss Trump’s ImpeachmentIt’s a sure sign there’s not remotely enough support to convict the ex-president.
< politics, impeachment trial, donald trump, mitch mcconnell, rand paul, susan collins, lisa murkowski, mitt romney, u.s. constitution, ben sasse, pat toomey >
- Breitbart News 19:56January 25, 2021Bipartisan Group of 16 Senators Concerned with Biden's Coronavirus Relief Plan: 'This Isn’t Monopoly Money'A group of over a dozen senators, Democrat and Republican, has expressed unease with facets of President Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief proposal, highlighting concerns with the individual stimulus payments and reportedly telling the Biden White House the measure offers too much to higher-income earners.
< Health, Politics, Science, coronavirus, coronavirus relief, Joe Biden, Joe Manchin, stimulus checks, Susan Collins >
- Breitbart News 12:48January 25, 2021Democrats Push Ahead with Three Alternative Amnesty StrategiesPresident Joe Biden's wish list amnesty bill is comatose on arrival, but Democrats are pushing ahead with three alternative amnesty strategies.
< Economy, Immigration, Politics, Alejandro Mayorkas, Amnesty, James Lankford, Joe Biden, Lindsey Graham, Marco Rubio, Mitt Romney, Ron Johnson, Susan Collins, Thom Tillis >
- Business Insider 18:41January 23, 2021Moderate Republican senators signal opposition to Biden's economic rescue package, jeopardizing speedy passage of $1,400 stimulus checksRising resistance among Republicans against the stimulus package is creating a path laden with obstacles for the Biden administration.
< Politics, Joe Biden, Biden administration, White House, Coronavirus relief, Stimulus, Direct payments, Stimulus checks, Mitt Romney, Susan Collins, Congress, Republicans, Democrats, Unemployment insurance, Federal unemployment benefits >
- New York Magazine 23:00January 22, 2021GOP Senator Lisa Murkowski Rules Out Party SwitchThe occasionally heretical Alaska senator dislikes what Trump did to her party, but she dislikes Democratic environmental policies even more.
< politics, lisa murkowski, senate, chuck schumer, mitch mcconnell, anwr, fossile fuels, susan collins, joe miller, 2010 alaska senate election, alaska voting reforms >
- New York Magazine 23:52January 14, 2021Are There Enough Senate Republican Votes to Convict Trump?With the MAGA base still strong and plenty of excuses for Republicans to say no, conviction faces steep odds.
< politics, impeachment, impeachment trial, donald trump, joe biden, biden inauguration, chuck schumer, capitol riot, ben sasse, mitt romney, mitch mcconnell, susan collins, lisa murkowski, chuck grassley, pat toomey, richard burr, mike lee, rand paul, vision 2020, 2024 elections, 2022 midterms >
- Business Insider 03:07January 12, 2021GOP Sen. Susan Collins thought the mostly white pro-Trump mob that stormed the Capitol was 'the Iranians' at firstIt was no secret that pro-Trump extremist groups were planning to come to the Capitol and potentially engage in violence on January 6.
< Politics, News, Susan Collins, Iran, Capitol Siege, Donald Trump >
- Business Insider 09:29December 11, 2020Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ripped into GOP Sen. Mike Lee after he blocked the creation of Latino and women's history museums during a dramatic Senate sessionDemocrat Sen. Bob Menendez and GOP Sen. Susan Collins both pushed back at Lee, who said Americans don't need "separate but equal" museums.
< Politics, Senate, Mike Lee, AOC, Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, Bob Menendez, Susan Collins, Smithsonian, Smithsonian Institution, Museums >
- Breitbart News 00:01December 10, 2020House to Push Mike Lee's S.386 Bill, Create Class of 'Half Immigrants'A stripped-down version of Sen. Mike Lee's (R-UT) S.386 stealthy immigration bill may be added to the House spending bill, forcing GOP Senators to decide if they want to create a new class of low-wage half-immigrants, say lobbyists and insiders.
< Economy, Immigration, Politics, Chuck Fleischmann, Kay Granger, Lisa Murkowski, Mike Lee, Richard Shelby, Robert Adderholt, S. 386, Susan Collins, visa workers >
- Business Insider 00:29December 7, 2020Susan Collins' failed challenger Sara Gideon still has more than $14 million in unused campaign fundsGideon joins a number of 2020 candidates who were successful in raising funds for their bids but were ultimately unsuccessful in winning their races.
< Politics, News, Election 2020, Sara Gideon, Susan Collins, Maine >
- New York Magazine 02:13December 1, 2020Democrats Didn’t Have As Bad an Election As You Might ThinkThe conventional wisdom is that Biden won but his party “lost” the battle for the House and the Senate. That’s not really true.
< politics, vision 2020, 2020 elections, ticket-splitting, house democrats, georgia senate runoffs, gridlock, donald trump, joe biden, nancy pelosi, susan collins, redistricting >
- Breitbart News 02:06November 5, 2020Democrats Wasted at Least $293 Million Trying to Flip the SenateDemocrats poured a record-breaking $293 million into crucial Senate races in 2020, only to find out that those seats would go to the GOP.
< 2020 Election, Politics, Pre-Viral, Amy McGrath, Campaign Fundraising, Democrats, Jaime Harrison, John Cornyn, Lindsey Graham, Mitch McConnell, Sara Gideon, Susan Collins, U.S. Senate >