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Meet Chellie

Chellie Pingree never anticipated a life in politics. Living on the offshore island of North Haven, Maine, she raised her kids and ran a small business. She served on the school board and as the local tax assessor, a job no one else in town wanted. But in 1991, when she was approached about running for State Senate, she jumped at the chance.

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28 Jan

King, Pingree Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral...

U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) and U.S. Representative Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today led a bicameral, bipartisan group of their colleagues, including Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Representative Jared Golden (D-Maine), in a lette...» Read More

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27 Jan

Pingree, McCollum Question Forest Servic...

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME), Chair and Vice Chair of the Interior-Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, respectively, are questioning the U.S. Forest Service’s decision to allow Canad...» Read More

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24 Jan

Maine Delegation Emphasizes Need to Hold...

U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) and U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) and Jared Golden (D-Maine) are sending a letter today pressing U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer for specific...» Read More

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22 Jan

VIDEO: On 47th Anniversary of Roe v. Wad...

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) took to the House floor and delivered a speech in recognition of the 47th anniversary of Roe versus Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide. “Nearly 50 years after Roe beca...» Read More

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Maine has the natural resources to produce affordable energy here at home while producing jobs and being good for the environment.

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