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IMPEACHMENT: Tune In, Learn More, and Give Feedback

The House has released two articles of impeachment – abuse of power and obstruction of Congress – and is expected to vote next week. The night before the House impeachment vote, gatherings will be held across the nation to demand that our reps uphold their oaths of office and ensure that nobody is above the law.
QUICK ACTION: Find an event near you, get caught up on the facts, and make sure your reps know what you think at each stage of the process.

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THE CASE AGAINST SUSAN COLLINS

With the 2020 election now less than a year away, Suit Up Maine has created an online resource for voters who want to look beyond the flashy ads and examine Sen. Susan Collins’ increasingly partisan record on important issues for themselves.
WHAT’S NEW: The Supreme Court won’t hear a case on a Kentucky anti-abortion law, letting stand a ruling written by 6th Circuit Court Judge John K. Bush, a Trump appointee confirmed by Collins.

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BLOCK EXTREMIST & UNQUALIFIED JUDGES: No Zealots in Lifetime Positions

We’re tracking the most concerning nominees to lifetime judicial appointments, in partnership with other progressive groups. Because Mitch McConnell slashed the time frame for reviewing nominees, many highly objectionable have been rushed through to confirmation, and others now face IMMINENT votes.
QUICK ACTION: Call Collins and King and tell them to voice their opposition to these extremist nominees facing imminent confirmation votes.

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SHARE YOUR OPINION: Letter to the Editor Guide

Letters to the editor are one of the most effective ways to share your concerns about important issues with fellow constituents locally and across the state.
Find tips on writing effective letters, contact info for Maine newspapers, and more in our LTE Guide!

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SUPPORT FREEDOM OF THE PRESS: Build Your Press Room

Trump’s attacks on the press are escalating and now a conservative group with ties to the White House is ramping up a pre-election effort to discredit reporters—and their families—at news outlets whose reporting has uncovered unflattering, unethical, and potentially illegal actions by the president, his administration, and associates.
QUICK ACTION: Support the work of reputable journalists by subscribing to local and national outlets and building your own diversified press room.

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It’s been a year. And we still remember.

One year ago, Sen. Susan Collins stood on the Senate floor, offered a 45-minute long defense of Brett Kavanaugh, and announced she would vote to confirm him for the Supreme Court. In doing so, she denied credible accusations of sexual assault, disregarded evidence of his extremist views, and ignored the majority of her constituents, who had plead with her for months to deny Kavanaugh that seat.

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Journal From the Southern Border

A member of our admin team is volunteering for two weeks at Annunciation House in El Paso, Texas, one of the organizations running respite shelters for people seeking entry and asylum at the southern border. Read an account of her time there for an up-close view of this humanitarian crisis and the organizations and volunteers working to address it.

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Speed Dial Congress

Sen. Angus King, Jr. (I):
(202) 224-5344
Sen. Susan Collins (R):
(202) 224-2523
Rep. Chellie Pingree (D):
(202) 225-6116
Rep. Jared Golden (D):
(202) 225-6306

For full contact info, including numbers for district offices in Maine, visit the Civic Dashboard.

Speed Dial Maine Legislature

Maine House:
1-800-423-2900 
Maine Senate:
1-800-423-6900
TTY: Use Maine Relay 711

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