Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler on Thursday received the endorsement of the Maine Citizens Against Handgun Violence, largely due to Cutler’s support for background checks for all gun sales.
In a letter dated Monday, the Maine Ethics Commission alerted Gov. Paul LePage that his re-election campaign would be fined $5,000 for failing to file a campaign finance report on time.
Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler brought in the most cash between May and July — mostly from his own pocket — but he’s also spent the most so far. Cutler lags both incumbent Republican Gov. Paul LePage and Democrat Mike Michaud for the cash their campaigns had on hand as of the latest reporting period. The Michaud campaign had […]
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. […]
Democratic state Sen. Emily Cain of Orono, who is running for the open 2nd Congressional District seat against Republican Bruce Poliquin of Oakland, announced Tuesday that she has raised nearly $380,000 in the second quarter of 2014, bringing her overall total for the 2014 election to more than $870,000. Cain’s second quarter total outpaced Poliquin significantly, […]
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 […]
On Wednesday I reported that Rep. Chellie Pingree, is among numerous congressional Democrats who are sponsoring an attempt to reverse last week’s controversial and split Supreme Court decision in the Hobby Lobby case. Democratic Rep. Mike Michaud is now on board as a co-sponsor, too. “This legislation prohibits for-profit corporations from denying women specific healthcare items […]