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Ann Lepage says husband "fights for underdogs"

Ann Lepage says husband "fights for underdogs"Paul Lepage will be sworn into office Wednesday and as wife spoke about his commitment to Maine.
  • Politics
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Speaker of the House outlines agenda

Speaker of the House outlines agendaSpeaker of the House Mark Eves outlined his agenda for the new Legislature.
  • Politics
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

New Senate president outlines ideas

New Senate president outlines ideasSenate President Mike Thibodeau said Maine people expect the two sides to work together.
  • Politics
  • 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Politics

Phil & Ethan's best/worst political moves of 2014

Phil & Ethan's best/worst political moves of 2014Phil Harriman and Ethan gave out their Political Awards for Excellence for 2014.
  • Politics
  • 4 months ago
Politics

Outgoing Congressman Michaud reflects on career

Outgoing Congressman Michaud reflects on careerOutgoing Congressman Mike Michaud said he has no regrets about his gubernatorial campaign.
  • Politics
  • 4 months ago
Politics

Poliquin "excited and ready" to start work in Congress

Poliquin "excited and ready" to start work in CongressBruce Poliquin said he has staff hired and offices ready to begin work as Maine's new Member of Congress.
  • Politics
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Politics

LePage the most frugal in Maine governor's race

LePage the most frugal in Maine governor's raceFinance reports show that Gov. LePage spent about $1 million less than his competitors.
  • Politics
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Politics

Talking Politics with Phil & Ethan

Talking Politics with Phil & EthanPolitical analysts Phil Harriman (R) and Ethan Strimling (D) discuss some of the key political issues in Maine.
  • Politics
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Republican seated in disputed Maine Senate District 25 seat

Republican seated in disputed Maine Senate District 25 seatWith the official result still undetermined, the Republican candidate was seated in the District 25 Maine Senate seat.
  • Politics
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Maine Gov. LePage swears in new lawmakers

Maine Gov. LePage swears in new lawmakersThe Democrats control the House while the Republicans control the Senate.
  • Politics
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Bipartisan committee to investigate SD 25 ballot issues

Bipartisan committee to investigate SD 25 ballot issuesAn inspection showed that Long Island had 21 more ballots than voters.
  • Politics
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Strimling & Harriman on Maine Senate recount mystery

Strimling & Harriman on Maine Senate recount mysteryStrimling & Harriman on Maine Senate recount mystery
  • Politics
  • 5 months ago
Politics

Inspection of SD 25 recount shows more ballots than voters

Inspection of SD 25 recount shows more ballots than votersThe race between Democrat Catherine Breen and Republican Catherine Manchester is continues to be complicated.
  • Politics
  • 5 months ago
Politics

Senate recount may be undecided for weeks

Senate recount may be undecided for weeksA recount turnaround with disputed and missing ballots has left a Senate race still undecided.
  • Politics
  • 5 months, 1 week ago
Politics

Competing groups aim to put legal pot question to voters

Competing groups aim to put legal pot question to votersLegalize Maine is moving forward after talking with people in other states who worked with the Marijuana Policy Project.
  • Politics
  • 5 months, 1 week ago
Politics

After losses, Maine Democrats electing new leader

After losses, Maine Democrats electing new leaderVoting for new Democratic chairman after election losses.
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  • 5 months, 1 week ago
Politics

Democrats choose Maine House and Senate leaders

Democrats choose Maine House and Senate leadersDemocrats in the Maine Legislature choose Eves, McCabe and Gideon as House leaders.
  • Politics
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Maine sees highest voter turnout in the U.S.

Maine sees highest voter turnout in the U.S.There was a low voter turnout for most of country.
  • Politics
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Elections

Talking Politics with Phil and Ethan

Talking Politics with Phil and EthanPolitical analysts Ethan Strimling and Meredith Strang Burgess discuss the power shift in CD2 and the state legislature.
  • Elections
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Maine shows voting pattern on Election Day

Maine shows voting pattern on Election DayAcross the U.S., including Maine, Nov. 4 was a good day for Republicans.
  • Politics
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Republicans take control of State Senate

Republicans take control of State SenateThe GOP victory surprised current Democratic leaders in State Senate.
  • Politics
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Elections

Cain concedes 2nd Dist. race, Poliquin takes seat

Cain concedes 2nd Dist. race, Poliquin takes seatEmily Cain and Bruce Poliquin have fought a tough race for the Second District seat.
  • Elections
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Senator King to caucus with Democrats

Senator King to caucus with DemocratsSenator King said it's important Maine is represented on both sides of the aisle.
  • Politics
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Michaud concedes, Gov. LePage wins governor race

Michaud concedes, Gov. LePage wins governor raceNEWS CENTER called the race around 12:00 a.m. with 78 percent of precincts reporting.
  • Politics
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Elections

Sen. Collins wins re-election to U.S. Senate

Sen. Collins wins re-election to U.S. SenateVoters chose between political newcomer Shenna Bellows and incumbent Susan Collins for Maine Senator.
  • Elections
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

SoPo passes, Lewiston fails marijuana initiative

SoPo passes, Lewiston fails marijuana initiativeBoth towns voted on an initiative to legalize less than one ounce of marijuana for adults 21 and older.
  • Politics
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Voters decide to keep bear baiting legal in Maine

Voters decide to keep bear baiting legal in MaineVoters decide to keep bear baiting legal in Maine
  • Politics
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago