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.
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.
The Maine AFL-CIO — the federation representing most of the labor unions in Maine — put out two more endorsements on Tuesday. The group will throw its weight behind 2nd Congressional Distict candidate Emily Cain and U.S. Senate candidate Shenna Bellows. Both Cain and Bellows are Democrats, making the endorsement less of a surprise than […]
Find out which Maine town is your political match Have you ever wondered what Maine town best mirrors your political beliefs? A political analysis firm called Clarity Campaign Labs has just launched a new whiz-bang website that after asking you a series of seven questions, will identify what Maine town best suits your political tastes. Be prepared […]
The Maine Republican Party will hold a candidate rally Friday in Bangor featuring most, if not all, of the party’s top-of-the-ticket candidates in the November general election. As reported by the BDN on Wednesday, the party announced Thursday that Gov. Paul LePage, U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, 2nd Congressional District candidate Bruce Poliquin, 1st Congressional District candidate Isaac […]
It’s true the governor didn’t vote in yesterday’s Republican primary. But there really wasn’t much for him to vote for.
Gov. Paul LePage dipped his toe in the endorsement game Monday with a nod to Isaac Misiuk, a Republican who is opposing Democratic U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree in the general election for the 1st Congressional District in southern Maine. The Misiuk campaign funded the production of a more than one-minute online advertisement that features LePage […]
Democrat Steve Woods of Yarmouth, who is running in his party’s primary for the open Maine Senate District 25 seat, said Tuesday that Republican Michael Cianchette, the former chief legal counsel for Gov. Paul LePage, will jump into the race following the June 10 primary election. Cianchette says it’s not true. Woods issued a press […]