Collins again named most bipartisan member of U.S. Senate

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins has been named the most bipartisan member of the Senate for the seventh year in a row by the Georgetown University and the Lugar Center, based on a voting index compiled by the two organizations.

Collins, a Republican seeking her fifth term, is in what is expected to be her toughest reelection campaign to date in a race that’s been a focal point for Democrats trying to regain control of the upper body of Congress.

The annual study released Tuesday by the Lugar Center and The McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University uses a methodology that includes two key criteria: –