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Signature watch for U.S. Senate race

AUGUSTA, Maine — The official deadline is not until Thursday, but the slate of U.S. Senate candidates who have submitted the requisite signatures to get on the ballot is growing. Republicans Rick Bennett, a former state Senate president from Oxford, and Scott D’Amboise, a small businessman from Lisbon Falls, each turned in more than 2,000 […]

National media already intrigued by King

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine media outlets have given a lot of ink to former two-term governor and now independent U.S. Senate candidate Angus King in the last few days. But King is starting to get some press nationally as well. A Washington Post piece published this week — shortly after King announced that he would seek […]

What to watch for this week at State House

AUGUSTA, Maine — For about two months, the Maine House and Senate have been convening in regular sessions at least twice a week, but neither body has taken any substantial votes. Most of lawmakers’ time has been spent on public sentiments and “moving paper,” or deciding which committee should debate specific pieces of legislation. That […]