A spokeswoman for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Shenna Bellows says the campaign made “a mistake” when it included stock footage in an online advertisement about the candidate’s support for working class people. The ad has since been taken down, and replaced with a new one featuring workers from Maine. (The workers, by the way, are Toby […]
Gallup, who’s reporting that roughly four out of five Americans say business professionals are best-suited for governance.
If you needed any evidence of how strange politics can turn during an election, look no further. Today, the U.S. Senate held a vote on a bill by Democratic Sen. Patty Murray of Washington. The bill would have overturned the controversial Hobby Lobby decision, but it failed to gain the 60 votes necessary to advance. […]
Bruce Poliquin, the GOP candidate for Maine’s 2nd Congressional District, will report raising more than $281,000 in the 20 days following the June 10 primary election. None of that money came from the candidates’ own pockets, according to a press release from his campaign. Poliquin will also report having more than $291,000 cash on hand at the […]
Social Security may be the third rail of American politics, but this particular attack line wasn’t enough to take down Michaud in 2002, when Republican opponent Kevin Raye tried it.
Independent Rep. Jeffrey Evangelos is not too happy about the Attorney General’s decision not to look into the meetings Gov. Paul LePage had with a group of anti-government extremists last year.
HRC’s endorsement of Collins notwithstanding, few in Maine’s LGBT community will question Bellows’ status as an ally for equality.
The controversy over General Assistance involves disagreement over many core tenets of government — legislative process, separation of powers and the relationship between state and federal law. There are lots of questions that need answers. Let’s break it down.