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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 10.30.2014 | 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 ...

Control Of Senate Could Come Down To Huge Unknown

AP | ANDREW MIGA and ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Add this to your set of Election Day unknowns: Control of the United States Senate could conceivably come down to an independent candida...

Dems Senate Hopes Are High Here

AP | ANDREW MIGA and DONNA CASSATA | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrats are counting on their New England friends to help them pick up Republican-held Senate seats on Nov. 6 and construct a bar...

Rove Group Attacking Independent

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sensing an opportunity to keep Maine's Senate seat in Republican hands, a super PAC started by GOP strategist Karl Rove is airing televi...

'Holy Catfish': Maine Residents React To Senate Surprise

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics

PORTLAND, Maine — Maine has always been proud of the commodities it claims as homegrown, among them Stephen King, L.L. Bean, lobster, and a host...

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.

Independent Roils Vital Senate Race

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics

BATH, Maine -- With his wispy gray-blond hair and moustache, independent Senate candidate Angus King is a familiar face to the Bath Iron Works shipyar...

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...

Senate Candidate Leaves People Guessing

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

BRUNSWICK, Maine -- Angus King is keeping people guessing whether he would side with Democrats or Republicans as a U.S. senator. But Maine's former t...

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 ...

Ex-Governor Not Running For Maine Senate Seat

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

PORTLAND, Maine — Former Gov. John Baldacci on Wednesday became the third prominent Democrat to bow out of the high-profile race for a U.S. Sena...

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...

Independent Candidate Shakes Up Key Senate Race

AP | By DAVID SHARP | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

PORTLAND, Maine -- Popular former independent Maine Gov. Angus King says he's going to run for the U.S. Senate seat left open by Republican Olympia Sn...