The Washington establishment thinks it can decide who will face Susan Collins in November. I say Mainers should have a choice. I’m Betsy Sweet, and I am running for US Senate. I’ll fight for Medicare for All, marijuana legalization, a GND & will always be on the side of working-class Americans. AMA

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When Susan Collins threatened our right to choose by voting for Kavanaugh and then 30 other anti-choice judges, I knew we needed new representation in Washington. Out-of-touch politicians and Washington elites are looking out for their own interests, not ours. It’s time for new leadership in D.C.

That’s why I’m running for U.S. Senate in Maine. As a life-long activist, political organizer, small business owner and mother, I know we can do better when it comes to electing leaders who will represent Mainers.

The COVID-19 pandemic has put into sharp focus the glaring systemic injustices of our political and governmental systems, and we need a strong leader who will fight for Medicare for All, livable wages, paid family and sick leave and who will work to strengthen unions.

We are at a tipping point in this country. We either stand up, and vote for the values that will actually help us in our lives or we continue to compromise and follow middle-of-the-road politicians and their special interest donors down the path to no real change.

I have more legislative experience than any other candidate in this Democratic primary. I’ve been an advocate for 37 years. I’ve made it my life’s mission to stand up to greed and to speak truth to power. That’s why I helped write and pass the first Family Medical Leave Act in the country right here in Maine. It’s why I helped write and pass Maine’s Clean Elections Act. It’s why I fought for and helped get Ranked Choice Voting in the Pine Tree State.

I am proud to have the endorsements of Our Revolution, Brand New Congress, Democracy For America, Progressive Democrats for America, Friends of the Earth Action, Justice Democrats, Women for Justice – Northeast, Blue America, Forward Thinking Democracy, Local Berniecrats and American Progressives in STEM.

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