The former Republican presidential candidate lended some star power to state Sen. Eric Brakey, but he’s still an underdog in his race against U.S. Sen. Angus King.
While Mainers age 50 and older are about as starkly divided on the rest of us about who to vote for, they agree on lots of policy outcomes.
Gov. Paul LePage wants the federal government to reject the state’s Medicaid expansion application. Advocates say it may not be able to and see other legal problems with the governor’s move.
A Maine teenager is a witness for Democrats in high court confirmation hearings and gubernatorial debates will begin next week as campaigns kick into high gear after Labor Day.
That includes Democratic nominee Janet Mills, who said she won’t do ‘merely what is politically correct or expedient’ as governor.
The Republican senator has shown no sign of opposing President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court despite intense opposition from liberals.
Many Democrats would like an independent gubernatorial candidate to drop out, fearing that she’ll hand the governor’s mansion to another Republican.
The Maine Ethics Commission will decide this week whether a court order was enough to release clean election funding or if legislative approval is still needed.
It has been a quiet summer by LePage standards. That may change as we approach the 90-day mark before the election to replace him.
A big-name politician and dark money have come to the aid of the Democratic candidate as Republicans grope for attack lines to defend the incumbent.