LePage’s style at center of Maine governor’s race
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — To some in Maine, Republican Gov. Paul LePage is hot-headed and divisive. Others say the hard-charging former mayor has…… READ MORE
Maine governor, legal chief dispute immigrant aid
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage and Democratic Attorney General Janet Mills are at odds over the governor’s directive to…… READ MORE
King may flip to GOP in 2015
Sen. Angus King (I-Maine), who caucuses with the Democrats, will decide after the midterm elections whether to switch sides and… READ MORE
Republican to Make Third Bid for Maine House Seat
Former state Sen. Kevin Raye announced late last week that he is running for Maineâ€™s open 2nd District, according to a local newspaper, becoming the fourth GOP candidate in an increasingly crowded primary contest.
This… READ MORE
Maine: LePage Wonâ€™t Run for Congress
Embattled Maine Gov. Paul R. LePage said Thursday he will not run for Congress in the 2nd District, according to local reports.
Earlier this month, Democratic Rep. Michael H. Michaud launched an exploratory committee to… READ MORE
Maine: Collins Looks Safe, From Both Left and Right
Maine Sen. Susan Collins is a Republican in a state thatâ€™s not. Sheâ€™s moderate and bipartisan in a party thatâ€™s… READ MORE
ME: Democratic Legislature will re-evaluate tax cuts
The newly elected Legislature won’t be sworn in for another nine days, but significant policy discussions and imminent budgetary issues are likely to color a difficult and contentious session.
Incoming Speaker of the House… READ MORE
Maine GOP Chair alleges possible voter fraud by â€œdozens of black peopleâ€
BYÂ JILLIAN RAYFIELD, Salon.com
The outgoing Chairman of the Maine Republican Party is looking into possible instances of voter fraud on Election Day, because â€œdozensâ€ of black people voted in some precincts, but â€œnobody in (these)… READ MORE
Obama backs gay marriage measures in 3 states
President Barack Obama on Thursday threw his support behind ballot measures in Maine, Maryland and Washington state that would legalize same-sex marriage.
Though the president first voiced his general approval for gay… READ MORE
Crossroads GPS hits Angus King with first ad in Maine Senate race
The conservative 501(c)(4) nonprofit CrossroadsÂ GPS is hitting the airwaves forÂ theÂ first time in the Maine Senate race, with a spot targeting independent candidate Angus King.
The airwaves have grown increasingly crowded in recent weeks,… READ MORE
Senate hinges on New England
By Alexander Bolton–The Hill
The battle for control of the Senate could come down to New England, a region where the GOP brand was seen as defunct a few years ago.
A best-case scenario for… READ MORE
Maine: Democrat Rails On Sierra Clubâ€™s Support for Angus King
By Abby Livingston, Roll Call
The Sierra Club is happy with Maine Independent Senate candidate Angus King, but not everyone is happy with the Sierra Club.
The environmental group announced earlier today that it was… READ MORE
Maine: Democratic Poll Shows Mike Michaud Way Up
ByÂ Joshua MillerÂ , Roll Call
A new poll from Maine Rep. Mike Michaud (D) shows him leading his GOP challenger, state Senate President Kevin Raye, by 32 points. In a horse-race matchup among likely voters, Michaud… READ MORE