A Democratic super PAC has dumped nearly $500,000 into the governor’s race, the party’s nominee has replaced her campaign manager and an independent is hitting the road in an RV.
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.
The Legislature is still fighting about taxpayer funding for campaigns. Here’s where that fight could impact candidates the most.
A roundup of legislative action — and inaction — from Tuesday.
Lawmakers look poised to come back to Augusta next week with many issues left unresolved for 2018.
When one party or the other doesn’t get what it wants in the Maine Legislature, rare procedural maneuvers reign.
It’s unclear whether the Legislature can undo the latest move in the inter-branch power struggle and Washington County’s top lawmaker is trying to defuse the conflict.
Republicans would like to keep stalling the voter-approved law, while Democrats want to fund it with no apparent plan. It’s a standoff not likely to be broken in 2018.
The Maine senator is proposing a slate of amendments to the Republican tax proposal whose fate may determine whether it gets her final vote.
Two new Republican candidates bode well for their party’s chances to retain two seats, but their battle to retain the Maine Senate in 2018 will still be difficult.