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The Bangor Daily News politics team recently put together a solid list of Maine politicians to keep an eye on heading into 2021. The list provides a good launching off point to discuss Maine politics as we slam the door shut on 2020. For us, it’s not only a matter of which political leaders we’ll be watching in the next year, but what we expect from them.
This editorial board, we should emphasize, operates separately from the rest of our paper’s newsroom, including political reporters and editors. So we didn’t play a role in creating that list, and the political team didn’t help write this editorial.
Our level of expectations for U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, like her place…