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Maine Senate Race

Shenna Bellows Midterm Election Results: Democrat Loses To Incumbent Susan Collins

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Democrat Shenna Bellows was defeated by Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) in their Senate contest Tuesday, Fox News and NBC News report. Collins, who wa...

Susan Collins Midterm Election Results: GOP Senator Wins Another Term In Maine

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) defeated Democrat Shenna Bellows in the state's Senate contest Tuesday, Fox News and NBC News report. Collins, who was...

Senator Susan Collins Wins Another Term In Maine

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) defeated Democrat Shenna Bellows in the state's Senate contest Tuesday, Fox News and NBC News report. Collins, who was...

Susan Collins vs. Shenna Bellows Nonpartisan Candidate Guide for Maine Senate Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 12.27.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Bere are the issue-by-issue stands for Susan Collins and Shenna Bellows, with additional links at the bottom for each candidate if you'd like to dig deeper.

An Interview With Shenna Bellows

Colleen Crinion | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics
Colleen Crinion

At the Netroots Nation conference this past weekend, I had the opportunity to sit down with Maine senate candidate Shenna Bellows. We didn't have a lot of time to chat, but I definitely had enough time to find out that she has a great and diverse background, and is an incredibly thoughtful person

Marina Fang

Environmental Group Endorses Susan Collins Over Progressive Democratic Challenger

HuffingtonPost.com | Marina Fang | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A leading environmental group endorsed Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) on Monday over her progressive Democratic opponent, Shenna Bellows. ...

Susan Collins Outraised By Democratic Challenger Shenna Bellows

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) was outpaced in fundraising by Democratic challenger Shenna Bellows in the final months of 2013, although the three-term ...

Maine GOP Senate Candidate Threatened To Kill His Wife: Report

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

Erick Bennett, a political consultant challenging Sen. Susan Collins in Maine's Republican primary, was convicted on charges of domestic assault again...

Jason Linkins

Angus King Will Caucus With Democrats Now That He Understands How The Senate Works

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

One of the U.S. Senate's most unnecessary bits of intrigue has ended today, as Maine's Sen.-elect Angus King has decided to caucus with the Democrats ...

Maine Women Flex Voting Muscle in Key U.S. Senatorial Race

Kathie McClure | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
Kathie McClure

Unlike poor Jim Lehrer in the Obama-Romney debate, moderator Anne Schink brooked no misbehavior from five candidates vying for Olympia Snowe's open Senate seat at the Maine Women's Policy Center's Forum on issues affecting Maine's women and girls.

Amanda Terkel

Politics Turned Upside-Down In Maine's Senate Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- No Senate race this election cycle is more confusing than Maine's. With Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) retiring, three candidates -- In...

Jason Linkins

Angus King's Weird Stance On Caucusing Is Costing Him Votes In The Maine Senate Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

When Angus King jumped into the U.S. Senate race in Maine to replace the retiring Olympia Snowe, he rode a wave of popularity and goodwill from Mainer...

In Race for US Senate in Maine, Record, not Gender, Matters Most to Women

Cynthia Dill | Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics
Cynthia Dill

While you certainly don't have to be a woman to support women's rights, you do have to have a record of increasing the financial security of women and their families.

Olympia Snowe War Chest May Not Go To Next Republican Nominee

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

According to a report in the Kennebec Journal, outgoing Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) may be using her campaign cash to aid candidates of her choice ra...

Maine Senate Candidate Pushed To Pick A Party

Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Angus King, the former governor of Maine who is running for Senate as an independent, is being pressured to announce which party he would caucus with ...

Independent Shakes Up Race To Replace Snowe

Reuters | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

* Poll shows King could win three-way race * Snowe had been expected to breeze to re-election By Ros Krasny ...

Amanda Terkel

Chellie Pingree: I Won't Run For Snowe's Seat

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) will not be running for the U.S. Senate, dashing the hopes of progressives who had already been raising m...

The "Snowe"ball effect: Why the Loss of Olympia Signals Tragedy in Washington

Marjorie Clifton | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics
Marjorie Clifton

We are with you, Olympia, we want a democracy that supports bipartisanship and action in Washington. You have spoken with your feet and I hope the others are listening. Our country cannot afford to see our best voices go.

Ryan Grim

Progressive Favorite Chellie Pingree Likely To Run For Senate In Maine

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) is all but certain to make a bid for the Senate in the wake of Sen. Olympia Snowe's (R) retirement announ...

Candidates Hope To Prove Snowe Isn't Inevitable In Maine

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe hasn't lost an election in Maine for more than 30 years, but that hasn't stopped a half-dozen candidates from taking the...