Category Archives: Donald Trump

Democrats again worry that independent ‘spoiler’ will give Blaine House to GOP

Many Democrats would like an independent gubernatorial candidate to drop out, fearing that she’ll hand the governor’s mansion to another Republican.

Maine Clean Election backers try new tack to free $3.5 million trapped by legislative gridlock

The Maine Ethics Commission will decide this week whether a court order was enough to release clean election funding or if legislative approval is still needed.

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.