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Candidate to Democrats: You used me to raise money, but I don’t want it

Democrats in the Lewiston area raised more than $170,000 in the aftermath of uproar over Republican Les Gibson’s derogatory remarks about a Florida school shooting survivor. But now he has left the race and the Democrat running for the seat does not want the money.

Left versus inside: Recapping the Maine Democratic gubernatorial debate

Attorney General Janet Mills looked like the frontrunner as most of the Democratic field raced to the left to define themselves before a primary audience.

Bid to fund Maine’s Clean Election system survives — for now

A bill to make sure Maine’s Clean Elections System has enough money for this year’s elections is making its way through the Legislature.

More investigations loom for busy Maine government watchdog

The Legislature’s watchdog committee may take on two new investigations on Friday, adding to their ambitious probe of Maine’s child welfare system.

LePage’s own numbers undercut his claim that Down East prison is most expensive

Data from the Maine Department of Corrections contradicts Gov. Paul LePage’s argument that Downeast Correctional Facility is more expensive to run than any other prison facility in Maine.

Bruce Poliquin sold his family home, reviving questions about his 2nd District residence

A Poliquin adviser says he’s leasing an apartment attached to his family’s former home, which has been a campaign issue for the congressman in the past.

LePage push to align Maine with Trump’s tax cuts won’t be an easy fix

Good morning from Augusta, where lawmakers are supposed to adjourn in less than a month, but not before they settle a looming conflict over a benignly titled “tax conformity” bill rolled out officially last week by Gov. Paul LePage. We got an initial look at the Republican governor’s proposal — which would cost $88 million […]