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Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine

Senator (4th term)



Political Highlights: Maine Department of Professional and Financial Regulation commissioner, 1987-91; Small Business Administration official, 1992-93; Maine deputy treasurer, 1993; Republican nominee for governor, 1994
Born: December 7, 1952; Caribou, Maine
Residence: Bangor
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Husband, Thomas Daffron
Education: St. Lawrence U., B.A. 1975
Elected: 1996
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Agriculture; Commerce-Justice-Science; Defense; Energy-Water; Military Construction-VA; Transportation-HUD - Chairman); Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (Primary Health and Retirement Security); Select Intelligence; Special Aging
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Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: 10th ranked Senate Republican
Twitter: 50,277 followers
State Clout: Maine is 32nd on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state

Election History

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