Tag Archives: Diane Denk

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.

An early look at the big changes Maine candidates for governor would try to make

Candidates aired ideas that included repealing an unmet education funding requirement, bolstering revenue sharing and tracking nonprofit contributions to communities in talks with municipal managers.

Dropout candidates reshape Maine legislative campaign calculus

Parties have until July 23 to find replacements for 31 legislative dropouts in campaigns that could change the delicate balance of power in Augusta.

What’s at stake in the Legislature’s fight over public campaign financing

The Legislature is still fighting about taxpayer funding for campaigns. Here’s where that fight could impact candidates the most.

LePage to Trump: Put somebody in charge

Good morning from Augusta, where Gov. Paul LePage said on Thursday that President Donald Trump may have too many high-level aides vying for control in an embattled White House. The Republican president is dealing with a few different crises less than a month into his tenure, with the biggest involving the resignation of National Security […]

How Maine’s Democratic delegation is making noise in Philly

Good morning from Portland. This weekend, we told you why Maine’s Bernie Sanders-heavy delegation matters at the Democratic National Convention, starting this week, in Philadelphia. Today, we’ll tell you how they’ve been on the edge of anti-establishment dissent so far. The convention, where Hillary Clinton will be nominated to run against Republican Donald Trump in November, […]