Protestors gather in the Portland, Maine office of Republican U.S. senator Susan Collins. Photos: Tristan Spinski

The Grassroots Plot to Take Down Susan Collins

On the ground with the Maine activists working to flip her seat and take back the Senate

he cars that crawled by the protestors were mostly courteous. Around noon on a frigid November day in Bangor, Maine, the normally sleepy downtown plaza showed signs of life as roughly two dozen people held up signs that said things like…