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Sat Jul 11, 2020, 02:24 PM

Susan Collins, Congress's last New England Republican, facing toughest reelection yet

Susan Collins, Congress's last New England Republican, facing toughest reelection yet
The Democratic Senate primary is Tuesday, but November is already top of mind.
By
Quinn Scanlan
July 11, 2020, 4:02 AM

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/susan-collins-congresss-england-republican-facing-toughest-reelection/story?id=71716146

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“The big picture is that she's in a fight for her electoral life here that she's really never seen before since she was first elected to the seat,” said Mark Brewer, a professor of political science at the University of Maine.

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All three major race raters – Inside Politics, Cook Political Report and Sabato’s Crystal Ball – rate Collins’ race as a toss-up, meaning it’s basically anyone’s guess at this point whether she’ll be able to hold onto her seat, or lose to her Democratic challenger.

"This is an atmosphere like nobody has never seen in Maine before. Everything is so polarized. Everything you see happening in the country, you see in Maine," the Collins campaign told ABC News. "You've got Democrats and Republicans at each other's throats, and you have Senator Collins’ opponents flooding Maine with $20 million worth of false attack ads in an attempt to try to make this Senate race a referendum on Donald Trump. Senator Collins is going to run her own race, like she always does, on her own impressive legislative record."

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“If Trump can be competitive again and come as close as he did in 2016 to winning Maine, she will win Maine – even if Trump will lose narrowly,” said Sabato. “But Trump has a long way to go to get competitive again.”

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marble falls Jul 2020 OP
Wounded Bear Jul 2020 #1
roamer65 Jul 2020 #2
marble falls Jul 2020 #3
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Jul 2020 #4
marble falls Jul 2020 #5

Response to marble falls (Original post)

Sat Jul 11, 2020, 02:26 PM

1. Sink Susan, Ditch Mitch, and Trash Trump in 2020...

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Sat Jul 11, 2020, 02:28 PM

2. I'd love to see NY and New England solid blue.

Also CA, WA and OR.

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Response to roamer65 (Reply #2)

Sat Jul 11, 2020, 03:04 PM

3. I think you'll get your wish, we need to make every election from dog catcher up about Trump.

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Response to marble falls (Original post)

Sun Jul 12, 2020, 03:20 PM

4. She is concerned.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Reply #4)

Sun Jul 12, 2020, 03:34 PM

5. Maybe this time is for real.

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