Collins, whose term ends in 2020, acknowledged that it was a hard decision, one that she'd struggled over.
The moderate Republican was first elected in 1996 and has played a pivotal role in the Senate in recent debates about health care policy.
"I will say that I am very concerned about the president's executive order that was issued yesterday and his decision to do away with an important subsidy that helps very low income people", she said.
Notwithstanding the fact that numerous reports indicated that there were elements of becoming Governor of ME that appealed to her, it's not entirely surprising that Collins chose to stay in the Senate and to seek re-election.
Senator Colliins says she's "bridge between the two sides of the aisle", one reason she is staying in Senate. She also said she felt an affinity for Augusta, the capital, where a long line of ancestors served in the State Legislature, starting with her great-great grandfather and including her father.
Independents are a powerful force in ME politics, with Collins' Senate counterpart, Angus King, one of only two independents in the chamber.
Susan Collins explaining her vote against Obamacare repeal bills: It was designed "behind closed doors" and "by 13 men" btw.
Maine Democratic Party Chair Phil Bartlett said Republican gubernatorial candidates represent the party's fringe who support four more years of GOP Gov. Paul LePage.
Collins is Maine's senior U.S. Senator, having held her seat as a Republican since 1997.
Republican Susan Collins says she's staying out of the governor's race because she believes she can do more good for ME by staying in the U.S. Senate.
After signing the order, Trump then advised the Democrats to come to the table and cut a deal with him, making it fairly clear that the entire effort ― despite the hugely negative effect it might have on many people's health and lives ― is part of the president's ongoing negotiating strategy.
Ms. Collins made her announcement at a breakfast meeting here of the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce.
The party primaries are in June and the general election is November 2018.
Collins was one of three Republican senators who sunk the Republican Senate health care bill.
From there, the teenager is free to create their own username and password and then use that to log into the Amazon App. This means that a parent with a Prime account can share the benefits that come with it with their children.
They have 20 points to Sweden's 19. "We knew it would be hard , they're a team that had won four times at home in this group". Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris had little to do until the 37th minute when he was called into action twice in a matter of seconds.
Lynch hasn't done much - 45 carries, 151 yards and a touchdown - and he has yet to carry the football at least 20 times in a game. Making matters worse is Derek Carr is out with a back injury for multiple weeks, and EJ Manuel will start in his place.
In the 12th minute of the game, Messi scored his first goal and equalised for Argentina . "The group deserved to qualify". Which country stands a better chance at the World Cup: Argentina or Portugal? Argentina needed him and Messi delivered.
In a new interview with CBS News, Ivana spoke of how Trump offered to appoint her as the ambassador to the Czech Republic . Donald and Ivana Trump pose outside the Federal Courthouse after she was sworn in as a United States citizen in 1988.
Myanmar authorities say clashes have stopped, but the exodus continues daily, by the thousands into neighboring Bangladesh. Bloody riots in 2012 forced over 100,000 Rohingya to flee to refugee camps in southeast Bangladesh, where many still live.
Stephen Paddock's girlfriend Marilou Danley said through her lawyer Wednesday that the Las Vegas gunman was not the man she knew. While Danley was away, Paddock wired $100,000 to an account in the Philippines, according to senior law enforcement officials.
Since then it spurred on several engineers and start-ups across the world to take on the endeavor, including Hyperloop One . This is still far from the target but is expected to increase as the company moves ahead with the commercialisation phase.
The video was posted to the Facebook page of Cronulla Real Estate , the company Hatheier works for when not wrestling sharks. I started to swim around him and he became a bit stressed and started to knock his head on the rocks.
The 2018 World Cup's first game will feature hosts Russian Federation on June 14 in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium. All Iceland needed to do was defeat last-placed Kosovo at home to clinch a berth at Russian Federation 2018.
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The trailer also features glimpses of several other characters and quick cuts that leave viewers with more questions than answers. In many ways, it is reminscent of the darker second instalment of the original trilogy, The Empire Strikes Back .
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Indian bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar was on fire as he dismissed Australian captain David Warner in the first over of the game. Virat Kohli called correctly in the first T20 against Australia at Ranchi and decided that India would bowl first.
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He said: "The tendency is to go with players with first-team experience because you have evidence of how they will react". Michael O'Neill: We were great in the second half, especially after being 2-0 down against that level of opposition.
Street Fighter 5 arcade mode coming in January
Extra battle is another new distraction that tasks players with completing timed challenges and win exclusive costumes. Street Fighter fans will be happy to find out that Capcom has confirmed Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition today.
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That could end up being in Arizona's wheelhouse since power threats such as 1B Paul Goldschmidt, 3B Mike Lamb and RF J.D. The New York Yankees (+1400) stack up well against the Minnesota Twins (+2800) in the wild-card game.