Tag Archives: Chellie Pingree

Roundup: Nearly half of Mainers disapproved of Obama in 2013

The State of the Union has come and gone, but what was the state of President Barack Obama’s job performance? According to Gallup, which has tracked presidential job approval ratings since the days of Truman, Obama’s fifth year in office was among the most polarizing in history, with just 11 percent average Republican approval and […]

Money rushes into 2nd District House campaign; Collins raises $800k in Q3

Note: This blog post was updated several times Tuesday to reflect campaign finance reports as they were posted by the FEC or forwarded to the BDN by the candidates. This is the final version. Campaign finance reports filed with the federal government show contributions flooding into the race for the 2nd Congressional District race while incumbent […]

Collins, Michaud both oppose missile strike in Syria; King, Pingree still on the fence

  Democratic Rep. Mike Michaud and Republican Sen. Susan Collins on Tuesday both voiced their opposition to President Barack Obama’s proposed missile strike in Syria. “I cannot support the resolution [authorizing a limited military strike] approved by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee,” Collins wrote in a statement to the BDN Tuesday night, moments before Obama […]