The GOP has taken control of the Senate after winning a handful of red states. This makes Senator Mitch McConnell the new Majority Leader, yet voters have not endorsed McConnell's pro-polluter agenda of dirty air and unlimited climate change pollution.
If Maine voters are looking not just to elect someone who can make a difference for their state's environment, but also to make a difference nationally in protecting an "endangered species", they should remember that Susan Collins is running clean.
I always told myself that if I ever had the chance to meet Neil Armstrong I wouldn't request an autograph or ask him any questions about his time in space -- I would just thank him for his service to our country.
Without the work of Reid, Obama, Pelosi, and yes, even Joe Lieberman, DADT would not have been repealed this weekend -- and would be in place for the foreseeable future, with a new Republican House about to take control.
The Wall Street reform effort enters a new phase on Thursday, as the conference committee between the House and Senate will meet to begin hashing out the differences between the House and Senate versions which have already passed.
Senators Collins, Snowe and Gregg all represent areas that have been hard hit by the recession. Will they prove themselves true "moderates" who represent the interests of New England's working families?