Praise for Senator Collins in Maine Voices

The lawmaker’s civility is an extension of her work to find common ground with Democrats on issue after issue.

Portland Press Herald
By: Jeff Robbins

BOSTON — In November 1997, near the end of my stint as counsel to the Democratic senators on two U.S. Senate investigative committees, Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan invited me to his office to say goodbye before I returned to my Boston law firm.

Levin, a strong-willed Democrat and no slouch when it came to partisan political warfare, was nevertheless pained by the acrimony that had overtaken the Senate during the course of his time there.

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