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President-elect Donald Trump waves from behind protective glass at the &quotMake America Great Again! Welcome Celebration" at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, Jan. 19, 2017.
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Democrat John Martin of Eagle Lake speaks with Craig Hickman, D-Winthrop, in the State House. Martin was first elected to the Maine Legislature 1964.

From spitting and smoking lawmakers to the ‘mess’ voters made of marijuana and ranked-choice voting, John Martin has seen it all

Just a year out of college when he arrived at the State House in 1964 as a newly elected lawmaker from far northern Maine, John Martin entered a world quite different from the one newcomers find there today.
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