Collins told a crowd of roughly 100 business leaders and a throng of local and national media at the Samoset Resort in Rockport on Friday that she will not seek the Republican nomination to run for governor next year.
Although she has been one of Maine's most popular politicians for some time, there was no guarantee that she would win her party's nomination in the June primary. "And I have concluded that the best way that I can contribute to these priorities is to remain a member of the United States Senate", Collins said.
There has been speculation for months on whether she would leave the Senate to run for the Blaine House. Since Mr. Trump became president, she has voted less often with her party than any other Republican senator.
Had she run and won the race for governor in 2018, she would have become the first woman in ME to hold the office.
Collins grew up in Caribou, in far northern Maine.
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It all but guarantees that her mark on Maine's political history will be stamped in the Senate, where she'll have served for 24 years at the end of this term in 2021 - as long as Margaret Chase Smith, her idol, and longer than William Cohen, her predecessor and mentor.
Republicans are now trying for a sweeping rewrite of the nation's tax laws, which many of them hope will wash away some of the deep anger in the party after the health-care failure. That's different than one would have thought in 2014, as Gov. Paul LePage welcomed Collins to a food drive photo op just before the Election Day when he won his second term.
And many Mainers have strong opinions about what Collins should do. The only political race she lost was for governor, in 1994.
LePage has repeatedly bashed Collins, declaring almost a year ago that "she's done in the Republican party" because she refused to support Trump last year. She opposed two different efforts to dismantle and replace the Affordable Care Act earlier this year, citing the negative impact she believed the plans would have had on vulnerable Americans, particularly in Maine.
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Matthews, who turned 28 on Thursday, is in the second year of a three-year, $15 million contract signed in the 2016 offseason. Rather than directing anger to the fact that protests still are happening, think of why they're still happening.
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