Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Early endorsements point to Maine legislative battleground districts

A battery of endorsements and priority races may not swing seats, but they help illuminate the turf that Republicans and Democrats will fight most over in 2018.

Anthony Kennedy’s retirement intensifies spotlight on Susan Collins

Democrats have little power to stop a replacement and while U.S. Sen. Susan Collins is eyed as a potential swing vote, she hasn’t shown much appetite yet for bucking her party on the issue.

Lesson One from GOP debate: It’s still all about LePage

There’s an insider vs. outsider battle brewing in the Republican gubernatorial primary about the claim to the term-limited governor’s legacy.

Aligned with Trump, a former Florida political gadfly wants to challenge Angus King

Max Linn has a colorful and controversial past across the political spectrum. Now, he says he’s running as a President Donald Trump-aligned U.S. Senate candidate in Maine.

Alabama’s Senate race may have made Susan Collins more important overnight

Democrat Doug Jones will shrink Republicans’ Senate majority after his upset win on Tuesday, making the Maine senator’s vote more valuable to Republicans.

Poliquin joins new push for firm policy on child immigrants by year’s end

The congressman from Maine’s 2nd District is among a group of Republicans calling for a “balanced approach” around an Obama-era immigration policy. A coalition led by the Maine Chamber of Commerce wants a solution, too.