Susan Collins

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Susan Collins
Senator Susan Collins 2014 official portrait (half-body crop).jpg
United States Senator
from Maine
Assumed office
January 3, 1997
Serving with Angus King
Preceded byBill Cohen
Chair of the Senate Aging Committee
In office
January 3, 2015 – February 3, 2021
Preceded byBill Nelson
Succeeded byBob Casey Jr.
Chair of the Senate Homeland Security Committee
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2007
Preceded byJoe Lieberman
Succeeded byJoe Lieberman
Personal details
Born
Susan Margaret Collins

(1952-12-07) December 7, 1952 (age 69)
Caribou, Maine, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Thomas Daffron (2012–present)
EducationSt. Lawrence University (BA)
WebsiteSenate website

Susan Margaret Collins (born December 7, 1952) is an American politician who is the senior U.S. Senator from Maine since 1997.[1] She is a moderate[2] in the Republican Party. Collins was elected to the Senate in 1996. The Senator was born December 7, 1952.

On February 13, 2021, Collins was one of seven Republican senators to vote Donald Trump guilty of starting an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol attack in his second impeachment trial.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "COLLINS, Susan Margaret, (1952 - )". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  2. "How Maine's GOP Senators Are Key to Obama's Agenda". TIME. 2009-02-12. Archived from the original on 2012-11-05. Retrieved 2012-10-20.
  3. "7 Republicans found Trump 'guilty' of inciting Capitol riot. They explain their vote". Retrieved 14 February 2021.