U.S. Sen. Susan Collins’ vote may have given Democrats something they can use to rally against her, but the slate of potential opponents likely won’t be clear until after November.
Observers are finding Maine’s gubernatorial race to be a sleepy affair. That could change with four forums between Wednesday and Thursday.
Outside spending is rising in Maine races and while the legislative map is still hard to gauge, battleground districts are lighting up.
Good morning from Augusta, which was far from the center of Maine’s political universe on Thursday. The day’s major political drama unfolded during almost nine hours of testimony before a U.S. Senate panel by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and professor Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her while they were […]
Lawyers for Medicaid expansion advocates and Gov. Paul LePage’s administration will be back in court on Thursday and Friday to make their cases to Superior Court Justice Michaela Murphy on funding, the effective date for eligibility and constitutional questions.
Democrats have the momentum in fundraising battles for governor and the Maine Senate, but expect a deluge of outside money to affect the Blaine House race.
Good morning from Augusta, where new sexual assault allegations against President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee and confusion about the job status of the deputy attorney general got us thinking about where the president is most and least popular in Maine. We sorted the results of the 2016 presidential election between Trump, a Republican, and […]
Legislators are already jockeying for leadership positions in closely divided chambers that will rest on the outcomes of key 2018 campaigns.
While Gov. Paul LePage is asking the federal government to reject the state’s court-ordered expansion plan, Maine is officially asking to follow federal law.
The candidates in Maine’s 2nd District are extending their fight on guns, while gubernatorial hopefuls are working to define themselves as Democrat interests rush into the race.