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By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats say they are hoping for a bipartisan vote to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. That won’t be easy, but some Republicans have expressed an openness to voting for Biden’s nominee.
With much of the United States solidifying its partisan leanings, Maine has stood out for its bipartisan vote. Jeffrey Brown reports on what is different about the state and what it can teach us about the rest of the country.
The proposal that is being unveiled Monday includes billions of dollars for businesses, the unemployed and for schools, along with money for vaccine distribution.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Her opponent, Democrat Sara Gideon has conceded, telling supporters on Wednesday that she called Collins and congratulated her on the win.
By Associated Press
Collins, one of four candidates on the ballot, won a majority of first-place votes. That meant no additional tabulation rounds were necessary under Maine’s ranked choice voting system.
By Lisa Desjardins, Matt Loffman
One of the Senate seats in play this November is that of Maine’s senior senator, Republican Susan Collins, who has long nurtured a reputation as bipartisan. But during the Trump era, her favor has fallen with some of Maine's fiercely…
The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has already launched a high-stakes political battle over whether President Trump and Senate Republicans can push through a nomination and fill her seat before the November election. Yamiche Alcindor and Lisa Desjardins join…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Republican senators weighing what to do about the vacancy on the Supreme Court are facing questions about their own past comments amid complaints by Democrats that their views have shifted with changing political reality.
With President Trump trailing former Vice President Joe Biden in nearly every major national poll, Democrats see November’s election as a major opportunity. But the contentious political contests extend beyond the White House to the Senate. Jessica Taylor, senior editor…
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