While Gov. Paul LePage is asking the federal government to reject the state’s court-ordered expansion plan, Maine is officially asking to follow federal law.
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins wanted lawyers for Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who says he sexually assaulted her to be cross-examined by lawyers, but it’s unclear if the woman will testify before a Senate panel.
The candidates in Maine’s 2nd District are extending their fight on guns, while gubernatorial hopefuls are working to define themselves as Democrat interests rush into the race.
A Maine teenager is a witness for Democrats in high court confirmation hearings and gubernatorial debates will begin next week as campaigns kick into high gear after Labor Day.
This isn’t the first year that a political impasse in the Maine Legislature has caused sessions to drag into August.
Democrats and Republicans in the Maine House of Representatives haven’t reached a deal on two key issues. There’s still fighting about why the Legislature is still working.
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.
The new fight, made public on Wednesday, was an unexpected hurdle to the Legislature’s already fraught special session.
Those who sit among the fundraising leaders in legislative races so far are mostly a mix of primary and swing-district hopefuls.
U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree shouldn’t fret yet, but ranked-choice voting could give an independent a shot at knocking her off.