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The House impeached President Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, and the Senate trial is underway. QUICK ACTION: Watch the trial, get caught up on the facts, and tell Sen. Collins you expect her to stand by her previous calls for witness testimony in Clinton’s impeach trial.read more
The second session of the 129th Maine Legislature is underway, with legislators considering hundreds of bills. Our State Government Working Group collaborates with other progressive groups and advocacy organizations, as well as legislators, to track dozens of bills from introduction to passage or defeat. QUICK ACTION: Find information on the bills we’re tracking, learn more about the legislative process, and find your legislators in our Maine Legislature Roundup.read more
Republicans began the new year with a brief asking the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade. Of the 39 senators who signed it, Sen. Susan Collins funded 35 of them through her leadership PAC. Find details on her PAC and more on her funding and voting history in The Case Against Collins, an online resource for voters who want to look beyond the flashy ads and examine Collins’ increasingly partisan record on important issues for themselves. QUICK ACTION: Read about Collins’ record and follow the money.read more
Tensions between the U.S. and Iran remain high following the assassination of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the second-most powerful leader in Iran. The House passed a war powers resolution with bipartisan support, and the Senate will soon take up its own measure.
QUICK ACTION: Tell Susan Collins to support the Senate war powers resolution, and get caught up on the developments.
Maine voters voted for change in 2018, flipping the governor’s seat, the Maine Senate, and the U.S. House seat in CD2. We’re ready to do it again in 2020 in the U.S. Senate and the White House. But first, a look back at the work in 2019 by Maine’s many progressive grassroots groups and citizen activists.read more
As 2019 draws to a close, we’re taking stock of this year’s many legislative victories. We didn’t win every battle, but Maine is in a far better position today than we have been in a long while, and we’re on our way to repairing the damage of the past 8 years. Read the latest Victories & Good News Report: Maine Legislature Edition and let your legislators know how you feel about their votes!read more
Hoaxes, fabricated stories, and misinformation spread like wildfire on social media sites.
QUICK ACTION: Learn how to identify false stories, report hoaxes, correct inaccuracies and #ProtectTheTruth with eight powerful tips.
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.