Independents hold a crucial gap between the parties in the Maine House of Representatives, but it’s hard to use it to change outcomes while respecting individual differences.
There were mixed results for progressives at the Democratic state convention, where gubernatorial candidates also previewed a strategy against front-runner Janet Mills.
Maine Democrats will debate adding support for a universal health care program to their platform as they chart a path out of the difficult era of Gov. Paul LePage.
The Maine Democratic Party will hold its convention in Lewiston this weekend and it’ll take two days to get through all the candidates.
The two legislators in the field are looking to drag down front-runner Shawn Moody, but Mary Mayhew seems content to let them fight.
A poll from the Bangor Daily News was hanging over a day of debates and the fields treated the front-runners — Republican Shawn Moody and Democrat Janet Mills — accordingly.
There are clear front-runners in the governor’s race, but there is also a lot of time and room for the election to move.
The Democratic 2nd Congressional district candidate says he isn’t involved with a new group running ads that mention him, but it is tied to his family’s crusade to establish a North Woods national monument.
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.
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.