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GOP senator wants Mike Flynn to testify before Congress about his Russia connections.

Sen. Susan Collins says she's also open to subpoenaing Trump's tax returns.Sen. Susan Collins. CREDIT: Video screengrabDespite many unanswered questions about connections between President Donald Trump, his inner circle, and Russian officials, Republican members of Congress have so far been reluctant to pursue a robust ...

- ThinkProgress - US

GOP senator wants Flynn to testify on Russia ties.

Sen. Susan Collins said Wednesday she wants former national security adviser Michael Flynn to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is investigating ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.Collins, a member of the intelligence panel, also said campaign officials have been asked to preserve all records ...

- POLITICO - US

Republican senator open to subpoena for Trump tax returns, says Flynn to be called to testify.

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins said on Wednesday she's open to using a subpoena to investigate President Donald Trump's tax returns for potential connections to Russia. Collins, a Republican who has served as a U.S. senator from Maine since 1997, sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russian ...

- The Japan Times - JP

LePage asks Trump to ditch Obama monument designation, 'make Maine woods great again'.

The governor has asked Republican President Donald Trump to undo Democratic former President Barack Obama's designation of a national monument and give back the land that was donated for it. Republican Gov. Paul LePage asked Trump to take the unprecedented step of returning land in the northern part of the state to private ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Republican US senator: I'm open to subpoena of Trump's taxes.

PORTLAND, Maine " U.S. Sen. Susan Collins said on Wednesday she's open to using a subpoena to investigate President Donald Trump's tax returns for potential connections to Russia.Collins, a Republican who has served as a U.S....

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

LePage asks Trump 'to make Maine woods great again'.

PORTLAND, Maine " The governor has asked Republican President Donald Trump to undo Democratic former President Barack Obama's designation of a national monument and give back the land that was donated for it.Republican Gov....

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Paul LePage Asks Trump 'To Make Maine Woods Great Again' By Reversing Monument Status.

PORTLAND, Maine — Maine's governor has asked Republican President Donald Trump to undo Democratic former President Barack Obama's designation of a national monument.

- TPM News - US

Republicans who won after rowdy town halls are now avoiding them.

Republicans who benefited from rowdy town halls six years ago and harnessed a wave of discontent with Democrats to win seats in Congress are learning a hard lesson this week as they return home: The left is happy to return the favor. From Maine to Montana, Democrats and their allies are spending...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday.

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… "Always the Tallest Guy in the Room" Don't forget to say "Happieth Birthdayeth" to George Washington today---284 years old and still alive! Washington was Time's Person of the Year in 1783 and 1789. From the day he took office, Washington knew that corruption and special interests would be a ...

- Daily Kos - US

Powerful HRC Foundation Video Features Proud Dads of Transgender Children Talking About Equality.

HRCFoundation released a first-of-its-kind web video exclusively featuring fathers of transgender children describing their experiences. The video also highlights the fear and hurt their families face due to anti-transgender prejudice and policies. The fathers highlighted in video include JR Ford of Washington, D.C.; Joe ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

Adulting School Teaches Young Adults Grown-Up Skills.

Many young adults struggle with the transition to adulthood, finding it difficult to do things like manage their money and pay bills on time. This new school in Maine is here to help.

- NPR - US

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Energize An Ally Tuesday With GOP Rep. Tom Price's confirmation as Destroyer of Health and Human Services, Georgia's 6th District needs a new congressman. It's a promising opportunity to replace that "R" with a "D" in the House, and Daily Kos is endorsing a strong contender: Democrat Jon ...

- Daily Kos - US

Adulting School Teaches Young Adults Grown-Up Skills

Many young adults struggle with the transition to adulthood, finding it difficult to do things like manage their money and pay their bills on time. This new school in Maine is here to help.

- NPR - US

Scallops scuffle pitting small boats against big

PORTLAND, Maine — A disagreement over the right to fish for scallops off New England is pitting small boats against big ones in one of the most lucrative fisheries in the U.S.

- Billings Gazette - US

Scallops scuffle pitting small boats against big

PORTLAND, Maine " A disagreement over the right to fish for scallops off New England is pitting small boats against big ones in one of the most lucrative fisheries in the U.S.The federal government maintains different rules...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Cheers and Jeers: Monday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Happy Presidents' Day Woo hoo! I've got my Millard Fillmore tree set up, Andy Williams' classic It's the Most Executive Branchful Time of the Year is playing on the Victrola, and all my coupons are clipped for BIG Pre$ident$' Day $ale-a-bration $aving$ on every ...

- Daily Kos - US

Stephen King and JJ Abrams tease mysterious 'Castle Rock' project

LOS ANGELES, Feb 20 — Stephen King and JJ Abrams took to social media on Friday to preview their upcoming project for Hulu titled Castle Rock. As die-hard fans will tell you, the name 'Castle Rock' references the fictional Maine town that...

- The Malay Mail - MY

J.J. Abrams & Stephen King Team For 'Castle Rock' Limited Series On Hulu

Following their collaboration on 11.22.63, J.J. Abrams is reteaming with Stephen King for another Hulu limited series based on King's works. Titled Castle Rock, the series is being written by Manhattan creator Sam Shaw and Dusty Thomason. Castle Rock, from Abrams' Bad Robot and Warner Bros TV where the company is under a ...

- Deadline.com - US

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Resistance FRIDAY!

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Late Night Snark Documents the Derp The president decided to hold an impromptu press conference, and it was a sight to see. It reminded me of something you'd see before a pay-per-view boxing event. … The tone of the press conference was like if your dad found a pack of cigarettes under ...

- Daily Kos - US

Scott Pruitt Confirmed To Lead Environmental Protection Agency

The Senate approved the longtime EPA critic on a 52-46 vote. Democrats Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota voted for him; Republican Susan Collins of Maine voted against.

- NPR - US

Scott Pruitt's name confirmed by Senate to lead Environmental Protection Agency

, Feb 18 : Scott Pruitt's name has been approved by the U.S. Senate to head the Environmental Protection Agency .The Senate confirmed Pruitt's name after lawmakers voted 52-46 in his favour.He got the support of Democratic senators Heidi Heitkamp and Joe Manchin as both voted in his favour.The two Democrats represent energy ...

- Sify - IN

Defrocked priest appears in court in Maine on 29 sex counts

YORK, Maine " A former Roman Catholic priest who spent more than a decade in a Massachusetts prison for raping an altar boy has made an initial court appearance in Maine on 29 counts of sexual misconduct.Ronald Paquin appeared...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Senate just confirmed Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA, despite unreleased emails

AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteThe Senate voted 52-46 Friday to confirm Scott Pruitt as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency . Pruitt, formerly Oklahoma's attorney general, comes into the job as a high-profile legal opponent of the agency who has publicly touted his efforts to fight EPA regulations. Two ...

- Business Insider - US

February 2017 already the snowiest for parts of New England

An overnight winter storm unleashed more than a foot of wet, heavy snow on parts of Maine and New Hampshire by Thursday, closing schools knocking out power and pushing snow tallies to levels unseen in years.

- FOX News - US

Maine's Republican governor says 'TV show's over' for Trump

PORTLAND, Maine " Maine Gov. Paul LePage says President Donald Trump needs to find a right-hand person so his administration can run more smoothly.LePage supported Trump during the state's Republican caucus and the presidential...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Maine's Republican governor says 'TV show's over' for Trump

PORTLAND, Maine — Maine Gov. Paul LePage says President Donald Trump needs to find a right-hand person so his administration can run more...

- Townhall.com - US

Cheers and Jeers: Thursday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Thanks for the Memories Seth Meyers bids Michael Flynn a fond farewell: xOur look back at Mike Flynn’s tenure as National Security Advisor. pic.twitter.com/g8tXu8Ct5R— Late Night February 15, 2017 Or if, like Trump, you prefer bullet points: Hi Bye And thanks for all ...

- Daily Kos - US

Raw: Another Winter Storm Strikes Maine

More than three times the annual monthly snowfall has fallen on portions of Maine so far for the month of February.         

- USA TODAY - US

Quiz: Who played Bhagyashree's father in Maine Pyar Kiya?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday!

- Rediff - IN

Republican Senator announces opposition to Scott Pruitt for EPA

In yet another blow to the Trump administration, Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine has announced that she will be voting against the confirmation of…

- TheBlaze.com - US

Republican Senator Collins opposes Pruitt for EPA chief

Republican U.S. Senator Susan Collins of Maine said on Wednesday she would oppose Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt's nomination to head the Environmental Protection Agency, citing his numerous lawsuits against the agency. Pruitt is scheduled to face a Senate confirmation vote on Friday. Unless more Republicans join ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Susan Collins says she won't vote for Trump's EPA pick

Sen. Susan Collins of Maine on Wednesday became the first Republican to say she will not vote to confirm President Trump's nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, the Oklahoma attorney general who sued the EPA 14 times while former President Barack Obama was in office. "I have significant concerns ...

- The Week - US

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