GOP Senator Collins Announces Support For Gay MarriageMaine Republican Susan Collins says she supports legalized same-sex marriage.
Sen. Collins: 'There Is A Group In The Common Sense Caucus That's Willing To Lead'During the lead-up to a compromise by Senate leadership to end the partial government shutdown, more than a dozen senators came and went from Sen. Susan Collins' office — the hub for the "Gang of 14" pressing for a compromise to end the stalemate, reopen government and avert a Treasury default.
Sen. Collins: Obama Needs To 'Personally Condemn' IRS ActionsRepublicans say the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative political groups was "chilling", and at least one Republican senator called on President Barack Obama to "personally condemn" the actions.
'Charm Offensive': Obama To Host GOP Senators At White House For DinnerPresident Barack Obama’s “charm offensive” continues Wednesday night as he hosts Republicans senators at the White House for dinner.
Senate Panel Approves National Background Checks For Firearms Despite Solid GOP OppositionDemocrats gave a boost Tuesday to the pillar of President Barack Obama's plans for reducing gun violence, pushing a bill requiring nearly universal federal background checks for firearms buyers through the Senate Judiciary Committee over solid Republican opposition.
Sen. Collins: 'Kerry Would Be An Excellent Appointment' As Secretary Of StateSusan Collins is the latest Republican senator who has doubts about Susan Rice serving as secretary of state.