On January 3, Sen. Susan Collins spoke with WCSH6's Pat Callaghan:
CALLAGHAN: I think 1.3 million Americans lost their [unemployment] benefits at the end of the year. Millions more may if action is not taken. So your, your approach is, is what?
COLLINS: My approach is that we should extend the program for three months. That would help us find funds to pay for it.
Today Collins voted to filibuster a bill which would have extended the program for three months on the grounds that, um, well, er...