Tag Archives: Jeff Evangelos

A very early look at what could be Maine’s most interesting legislative races

In the Senate, Democrats are fighting among themselves more early on. In the House, some tantalizing general-election matchups have begun.

LePage foe files voter suppression complaint over joke at Trump rally

Rep. Jeff Evangelos, I-Friendship, has filed a voter suppression complaint to Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap over comments made by Republican Gov. Paul LePage Thursday when he introduced Donald Trump during a presidential election rally in Portland. LePage said to the crowd — and to presumably thousands or millions of online viewers — that […]

How LePage could (but likely won’t) be impeached today

Good morning from Augusta, where lawmakers will likely consider impeaching a governor for the first time in Maine history. A group of liberal lawmakers has been talking about their attempt to oust Republican Gov. Paul LePage from office since last summer and all indications are that they will present their order today. The plan is for the House […]

Lawmaker says LePage’s ‘white girl’ comments strengthen impeachment case

Good morning from Augusta folks, where the sun dawns on a new week of anything’s possible in Maine politics. First thing’s first. Let’s honor the late, great David Bowie, who succumbed to cancer Sunday at age 69. Here’s your soundtrack. It’s one of my favorite Bowie songs and this live version sounds fantastic. It’s going to […]

Unlikely LePage impeachment bid could hit House floor Wednesday

The sponsor of the bid to oust Gov. Paul LePage from office released an impeachment order on Monday that could be taken up when lawmakers return to Augusta on Wednesday. But it’s hard to overstate how unlikely it is to move forward: On Monday, House Majority Leader Jeff McCabe, D-Skowhegan, who will likely preside over the House […]