Many Democrats would like an independent gubernatorial candidate to drop out, fearing that she’ll hand the governor’s mansion to another Republican.
Lawmakers were given a way out of the impasse that has kept them out of Augusta for more than a month, but they may have to wrestle with a battery of child welfare reforms from Gov. Paul LePage.
The LePage administration is making a disputed claim that Question 1 would hit married couples twice with a new tax. It’ll be settled by the attorney general, but it’s a key issue in the debate for now.
Republican Eric Brakey and Democrat Zak Ringelstein debated without the incumbent on Thursday, but they face an uphill challenge given the senator’s popularity and Maine’s history.
We may learn today if Gov. Paul LePage’s administration will release roughly $1 million in taxpayer funding for campaigns or appeal a judge’s order. Uncertainty remains for candidates.
A battery of endorsements and priority races may not swing seats, but they help illuminate the turf that Republicans and Democrats will fight most over in 2018.
It has been a quiet summer by LePage standards. That may change as we approach the 90-day mark before the election to replace him.
A big-name politician and dark money have come to the aid of the Democratic candidate as Republicans grope for attack lines to defend the incumbent.
Good morning. We’re here to tell you on Monday that the Legislature didn’t return by Friday — the end of the week that they were once expected back — to finish outstanding work. It also doesn’t sound like the negotiations are going well. The key players at this point may be House Minority Leader Ken […]
The Republican governor wants to wait for the Legislature to finish other business before introducing long-awaited reforms. When the Legislature will finish is still an open question.