Earlier this month, Maine Senator Susan Collins, dispirited, sat watching her colleagues on the Senate floor stake out opposing positions over funding the government. She decided she’d had enough.
In the face of opposition from bankers, U.S. Senator Susan Collins has agreed to ratchet back a proposal that would prevent banks from using so-called trust- preferred securities to appear better capitalized.
"I care deeply about safety on our nation's roads, and no one wants to see an accident caused by driver fatigue or by any other cause."
- Susan Collins on Dec 15, 2014