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Collins Says Manchin Deal May Doom Gay Marriage Bill

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Sen. Susan Collins of Maine says Democrats' climate deal could tank bipartisan efforts to pass a bill protecting same-sex marriage. Collins is currently trying to shore up support for the Respect for Marriage Act. The House passed the legislation last week with support from all 220 Democrats, and an additional 47 Republicans.
2 months ago·Washington, United States

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Susan Collins: Democrats’ Climate Deal May Doom Bipartisan Efforts On Same-Sex Marriage

The GOP senator said the surprise move by Democrats could make it harder to convince fellow Republicans to get on board.

2 months ago·United States
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Susan Collins signals Manchin-Schumer deal could thwart gay marriage bill

A key Senate moderate says bipartisan progress is unraveling after two powerful Democrats kept negotiations on a spending bill out of view.

2 months ago·United States
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‘Brazenly cynical’: Susan Collins under fire over threat to gay marriage bill after Dems reach deal on taxes, climate

U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) is under fire after threatening bipartisan support of legislation to protect same-sex marriage because Democrats were finally able to put together a historic tax and climate change bill – a huge win for Democrats, the Biden administration, and Americans. “I just think the timing could not have been worse and it came totally out of the blue,” Senator Collins told HuffPost Thursday. The news outlet's Jonathan Nich…

2 months ago·United States
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Sen. Susan Collins warns that Democrats' surprise climate deal could endanger bipartisan support for same-sex marriage bill

The moderate Republican told HuffPost this week that the timing of Sens. Schumer and Manchin's agreement "could not have been worse."

2 months ago·United States
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Collins Says Manchin Deal May Doom Gay Marriage Bill

“Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), one of a handful of GOP senators working to garner support in her party for a bill to codify gay marriage, said the Democrats’ surprise embrace of a tax and climate change bill made her job much harder,” the HuffPost reports.Said Collins: “I just think the timing could not have been worse and it came totally out of the blue.”

2 months ago·New York, United States
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Susan Collins says climate deal ‘destroys’ bipartisan work

Susan Collins said that the timing of the deal on what has been dubbed the Inflation Reduction Act "could not have been worse."

2 months ago·Bangor, United States
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