Farmer, mother, Maine islander, Member of Congress and @AppropsDems, lover of root vegetables.
This week I joined the @USouthernMaine’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s “History of Knitting in Maine” class to share stories from my former knitting company: North Island Yarn. These pros could definitely knit circles around me! 🧶
It's voting rights or the filibuster. It's climate action or the filibuster. It's gun violence prevention or the filibuster. It's lower drug costs or the filibuster. It's abortion access or the filibuster. It's LGBTQ protections or the filibuster. Abolish it.
There are 4,500+ words in the Constitution, and filibuster is not one of them.
Hey Maine, starting next week, you can put your ❄️ boots 🥾 on and head to your local pharmacy or health center to get FREE N95 masks! Thanks to @PresElectBiden 400 million of these high quality masks 😷 will be available.
In @POTUS ’s first year in office the number of households experiencing food insecurity dropped by 32%. That’s a BFD.
ICYMI: This morning I asked @SecVilsack what he and the @USDA are doing to support Northeast organic dairy farmers who are grappling with an uncertain future due to the cancellation of their contracts by Danone
How it started How it’s going Thank you, Officer Goodman. You are a true hero.
Advocates visited my office to shed light on the conflict in #Tigray , where 90% are in need of emergency food assistance. I'm thankful new Mainers are using their voices to highlight the plight of loved ones abroad. I join those calling for humanitarian relief. #StopWarOnTigray
Should we expand the Supreme Court and return balance to our judiciary? Yes Yes Yes 👇 👇 👇
From 1917-1994, *half* of all bills that were successfully filibustered in the Senate were to block civil rights legislation.