ANNOUNCER: Susan Collins and Tom Allen both entered Congress twelve years ago. Who's more effective? Susan wrote 55 original bills and amendments that became law. Allen wrote three Susan Collins has never missed a vote. Allen missed 157. Susan and Olympia Snowe are rated as the most bipartisan members of the Senate. Tom Allen votes the party line 98% of the time. Susan Collins—independent and effective.
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