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.
Many Democrats would like an independent gubernatorial candidate to drop out, fearing that she’ll hand the governor’s mansion to another Republican.
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.
Maine is divided on President Donald Trump and reactions to his winding State of the Union speech from the state’s congressional delegation were predictably muddled.
Observers in both parties think it’s a good idea, but the Legislature has long been loathe to limit its responsibilities.