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.
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 […]
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 […]
There’s no question that Maine open 2nd Congressional District seat, which is being vacated by Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, who is running for governor, is attracting a lot of national attention, along with which comes money and other resources. As it turns out, there is also high-level attention on the balance of power in the […]
What a night. Here’s what happened on Veto Day: Lawmakers overturned 15 of the 48 vetoes issues by Republican Gov. Paul LePage in the past two weeks, including the one that sought to torpedo the more than $30 million bipartisan budget fix. Later, procedural drama reigned over a vote on whether override the veto of a bill to expand access to […]
Last night was the last regular session day of the 126th Legislature. Lawmakers arrived early in the day prepared for a triple-session that started Thursday morning and lasted until about 1 a.m. Friday. While members of the House and Senate will return at least once to take up veto override votes, and could potentially be called […]
On Thursday, Gov. Paul LePage announced he’d signed a once-controversial, now unanimously supported law aimed at fighting human trafficking in Maine and helping victims leave “the life” for good. An hour later — as if it were planned (and to be clear: I’m not saying it was) — police announced busted two alleged human trafficking rings being run out of Central Maine.