Category Archives: Donald Trump

The money race in Maine’s 2nd District is heating up, but Poliquin has a huge head start

Maine’s more conservative congressional district is again being seen as a potential swing seat. The Democratic challenger must do a lot of work to flip it.

Despite protests, poll shows Trump’s approval rating holds steady in Maine

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will be in Portland today. He’ll face protesters who embody Maine’s near-equal political split on his boss.

Democrats, Republicans agree to raid Maine Clean Election fund, but not on how much

The legislative session is expected to stretch on into late July after Democrats and Republicans pulled up just short of compromise on one of their last outstanding issues.

What’s at play in the early jockeying to become Maine’s next attorney general

Two Democrats — at least — are running to replace Attorney General Janet Mills and two Republicans are interested. It could be the most public campaign for the seat that Maine has seen in a while.

Former cop makes new push to repeal Maine’s legal marijuana law

The new fight, made public on Wednesday, was an unexpected hurdle to the Legislature’s already fraught special session.

Groups with little in common will unite to lobby Maine Legislature to return

More than 100 groups who don’t get together often will urge the Maine Legislature to return to Augusta. It shows how much lawmakers have left undone.

Maine legislative budget panel to meet, but with no clear sign that feud has ended

The Legislature’s budget-writing committee has set a time to go over unfinished work on Wednesday. What isn’t set is a deal.

In need of rural voters, Maine Democrats leave gun ban out of party platform

There were mixed results for progressives at the Democratic state convention, where gubernatorial candidates also previewed a strategy against front-runner Janet Mills.