Susan Collins Headlines

  • GOP senators introduce Trump's plan to claw back $15 billion in spending

    A group of Senate conservatives are pushing forward with Trump's plan despite concerns from several of their Republican colleagues.

  • Unseen face of the opioid epidemic: Drug abuse among the elderly grows

    WASHINGTON - The face of the nation's opioid epidemic increasingly is gray and wrinkled. But that face often is overlooked in a crisis that frequently focuses on the young. Consider this: While opioid abuse declined in younger groups between 2002 and 2014, even sharply among those 18 to 25 years old, the epidemic almost doubled among Americans over age 50, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Because of information like that, the Senate Special Committee on...

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  • Pressure rising on GOP after Trump–DOJ fight’s latest turn

    Republican senators who have warned the White House for months not to interfere with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation are coming under new pressure given President Trump’s latest demands for the Department of Justice.

  • Trump's plan to claw back spending hits wall in Congress

    GOP leaders insist they are open to Trump’s proposal, but it increasingly appears unlikely that the legislation will reach the president's desk.

  • Dem rep to launch discharge petition to force net neutrality vote in House

    Rep. Mike Doyle (D-Pa.) said Wednesday he intends to launch a discharge petition in an effort to force a House vote on reinstating the Federal Communication Commission's net neutrality rules."It's about protecting...

  • Senate backs effort to restore ‘net neutrality’ rules

    WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats, joined by three Republicans, pushed through a measure Wednesday intended to revive Obama-era internet rules that ensured equal treatment for all web traffic, though opposition in the House and the White House seems insurmountable. Republicans on the short end of the 52-47 vote described the effort to reinstate "net neutrality" rules as "political theater" because the GOP-controlled House is not expected to take up the issue and the Senate's margin...