Tom Allen

Thomas Hodge "Tom" Allen (born April 16, 1945) is a former member of the United States House of Representatives representing Maine's 1st congressional district, and the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate in 2008 against Republican incumbent Senator Susan Collins. Allen lost to Collins (61.5% to 38.5%).Allen was first elected in 1996, defeating Republican incumbent James Longley, Jr. with 55 percent of votes cast to Longley's 45 percent. Allen was re-elected five times, receiving over 55 percent of the vote each time in his district, until his defeat in his 2008 run for the U.S. Senate.
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  • Why You Must Not Ignore The Call to Adventure

    … people I met were essentially missionaries or crusaders for their cause, sharing their story with anyone who’d listen and building alliances along the way. Miranda Gibson, for example, spent more than a year living in a tree in Tasmania, protesting illegal logging. Others devoted their lives toward something they believed in, sacrificing income…

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