Susan M. Collins

Susan Margaret Collins is an American politician who currently serves as the senior United States Senator for Maine. A Republican, Collins has served as Chair of the Senate Special Committee on Aging since 2015 and previously chaired the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs from 2003 to 2007. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Susan M. Collins has 1,085 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1994 Debate as a Gubernatorial Candidate. The year with the most videos was 2007 with 69 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 9,934 views per program. Most appearances with Joe Lieberman (32), Olympia J. Snowe (16), Trent Lott (9). Most common tags: Maine, Federal Budget, Intelligence.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 1997 - Present U.S. Senator, R-ME View Map Videos: 1,076


U.S. Senator-Elect, Maine
c. November 5, 1996 - c. January 3, 1997 Videos: 3 U.S. Senate Candidate,
c. September 29, 1996 - c. November 5, 1996 Videos: 4 Gubernatorial Candidate,
c. October 12, 1994 - c. January 1, 1995 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Election Security

    Election Security

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testified in a Senate Intelligence…

  • Election Security

    Election Security

    Senate Intelligence Committee members, including Chair Richard Burr (R-NC) and Vice Chair Mark Warner (D-VA), spoke to reporters…

  • Opioid Crisis

    Opioid Crisis

    During a Senate hearing on opioid addiction, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) and Oregon Governor Kate Brown (D) testified about…

  • Security Clearance Process

    Security Clearance Process

    Private sector and government agency officials testified at a hearing on the security clearance process for federal…

  • Senior Scams and Financial Fraud Prevention

    Senior Scams and Financial Fraud Prevention

    Stephen and Rita Shiman of Maine testified before the Senate Special Aging Committee on their experience losing $1,230 to a…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate confirmed Elizabeth Branch to be a judge on the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Senators also voted to limit…

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