A state lawmaker raises concern about conservative activist and UMaine trustees nominee Susan Dench’s “expressed views” on gender.
Although he’d qualified for the ballot, Lee Schultheis, an independent from Freeport, said he knew he never really had a chance to be elected governor. But now, citing a lack of opportunity to even participate in debates, he’s dropping out of the race completely.
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Shenna Bellows criticized her opponent, Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, for supporting a controversial budget that the senator actually voted against three times.
A poll commissioned by Republican candidate Bruce Poliquin reveals a tight race in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District. The survey, conducted by the GOP polling firm Public Opinion Strategies*, showed Poliquin trailing Democrat Emily Cain by four points, 37-33. That falls within the poll’s margin of error of 4.9 percent. Nearly one-quarter of those surveyed August 17-19 […]
Shenna Bellows, the Democratic challenger to Maine’s incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, is picking up traction, at least with Democrats. That’s the result of a recently conducted Public Policy Polling survey commissioned by the Bellows campaign and shown to the Bangor Daily News on Friday. The poll, conducted four days after Bellows completed her 350-mile walking […]
Jack McCarthy – a conspiracy theorist who hosts the Aroostook Watchmen radio show and is a member of the group that, controversially, met with Gov. Paul LePage eight times last year — is denying he ever sent a bizarre legal notice to hundreds of state officials, lobbyists and others involved in Maine politics. You’ve probably seen the post I […]
All three major candidates for governor have received passing marks from the state’s most prominent advocacy group for hunters and outdoorsmen. Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine, or SAM, announced Thursday that it’s not endorsing any candidate for governor, but did assess incumbent Republican Gov. Paul LePage, Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud and independent candidate and businessman Eliot Cutler. All […]
Oh boy. Jack McCarthy (or someone claiming to be him) has sent a “courtesy notice” to hundreds of Maine lobbyists and other officials that is supposed to prevent them from ever interacting with him in the future. If they do choose to interact with him, McCarthy — host of the Aroostook Watchmen, member of the Constitutional […]