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Expect lots of love for LePage and a tense afternoon at this year’s Maine GOP convention

The Maine Republican Party’s state convention may begin with a tense tribute on Friday before candidates wrangle on-stage tomorrow.

LePage’s veto dance card is full but everything else is in flux as lawmakers prep for return

Lawmakers will have 20 votes to consider when they return to Augusta tomorrow and Democrats want to stick around longer.

Maine lawmakers are coming back, but with no plan to finish their work

The Legislature is coming back next week to handle vetoes from Gov. Paul LePage. When they’ll tackle the rest of their business is so far unsettled.

Here’s a look at Maine’s first ranked-choice voting state ballots

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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.

Uncertainty rules as Maine lawmakers lurch toward adjournment

The Legislature is supposed to adjourn in two weeks. To be decided still is how Maine will vote in June, if lawmakers can make Medicaid expansion work and whether there will be a Republican primary to challenge U.S. Sen. Angus King.

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.