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Friday updates from the Maine campaign trail

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.

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.

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.

Maine lawmakers are quietly voting on whether to return to work next week

Lawmakers look poised to come back to Augusta next week with many issues left unresolved for 2018.

Maine lawmakers are back and itching to fight about Medicaid expansion

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.

More Republicans jump into races to retain the Maine Senate

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.