Maine *hearts* Susan Collins

“I can’t recall any criticism that I’ve come across related to her vote on the stimulus bill. She’s been widely praised in the state for her actions on the bill,” said Mark Brewer, a political science professor at the University of Maine.

“Anecdotally, if you go by the editorials in the newspapers here, she’s only kind of enhanced her stature in the state as a result of her role in the stimulus package.”