Good morning, Maine. The troubled state of Maine’s public system of higher education, Maine’s flagging bridge infrastructure and Gov. Paul LePage’s efforts to woo veterans to move here are the topics of the day in Augusta. Leaders from Maine’s besieged university and community college systems will address a joint session of the Legislature about the […]
Political action committees trying to sway second district voters have spent the vast majority of their cash on attack ads seeking to take down either Democratic Congressional hopeful Emily Cain or Republican Bruce Poliquin. That is, $9 of every $10 that PACs directed at Cain were attack ads; and about $9.60 of every $10 that PACs directed at Poliquin were negative. The picture of independent […]
Democrat Alden Smith, a Sangerville veteran and long-shot candidate for Maine’s 2nd Congressional District, had dropped out of the race, leaving powerhouse Sens. Troy Jackson and Emily Cain alone to vie for their party’s nomination.
OK, so, this isn’t exactly a Maine politics story, but I saw this thing and had to share. You’ll thank me later. A website aptly named drunkdialcongress.org encourages visitors to have a few drinks and call Congress to give them some good-old-fashioned drunken what-for. You put in your phone number and you’re connected with a randomly selected […]