Rep. Jeff Evangelos, I-Friendship, has filed a voter suppression complaint to Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap over comments made by Republican Gov. Paul LePage Thursday when he introduced Donald Trump during a presidential election rally in Portland. LePage said to the crowd — and to presumably thousands or millions of online viewers — that […]
Good morning from Augusta, where lawmakers will likely consider impeaching a governor for the first time in Maine history. A group of liberal lawmakers has been talking about their attempt to oust Republican Gov. Paul LePage from office since last summer and all indications are that they will present their order today. The plan is for the House […]
Good morning from Augusta folks, where the sun dawns on a new week of anything’s possible in Maine politics. First thing’s first. Let’s honor the late, great David Bowie, who succumbed to cancer Sunday at age 69. Here’s your soundtrack. It’s one of my favorite Bowie songs and this live version sounds fantastic. It’s going to […]
The sponsor of the bid to oust Gov. Paul LePage from office released an impeachment order on Monday that could be taken up when lawmakers return to Augusta on Wednesday. But it’s hard to overstate how unlikely it is to move forward: On Monday, House Majority Leader Jeff McCabe, D-Skowhegan, who will likely preside over the House […]
Independent Rep. Jeffrey Evangelos is not too happy about the Attorney General’s decision not to look into the meetings Gov. Paul LePage had with a group of anti-government extremists last year.