Articles by Amy Fried

 
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Every Republican health plan means lousier coverage for fewer people

on Feb. 21, 2017, at 5:52 a.m.
Republicans’ favored policies have been floated for a long time and would lead to inferior coverage for those who still have it.
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Activism against Trump is only beginning

on Feb. 07, 2017, at 10:18 a.m.
The public’s response matters to Trump.
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Protests against Trump are far more popular than the Tea Party ever

on Feb. 01, 2017, at 1:33 p.m.
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The Trump presidency is just partly Orwellian

on Jan. 24, 2017, at 10:31 a.m.
Members of Congress should hold regular town hall meetings to hear from constituents, answer questions and model transparency in a way President Trump has not.
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Creating Obamacare wasn’t a picnic. Repeal can’t be, either.

on Jan. 10, 2017, at 8:18 a.m.
Maine’s health care sector has been a bright spot for the state’s economy, but an Affordable Care Act repeal would damage it.
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Senate GOP recklessly flouts ethics practices for Trump nominees

on Jan. 09, 2017, at 8:43 a.m.
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FBI and Homeland Security publish technical details of Russian hack meant to help Trump

on Dec. 30, 2016, at 9:45 a.m.
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How Trump’s transition blunders will haunt his presidency

on Dec. 27, 2016, at 9:32 a.m.
Any hopes that Trump would rise to the awesome responsibilities of office have been undermined by his actions as president-elect.
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The political courage we need in the age of Trump isn’t new to Maine

on Nov. 29, 2016, at 9:26 a.m.
The congressional career of Bill Cohen epitomizes the independence and courage needed to check Trump and hold him accountable.
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President-elect Trump has already misled America

on Nov. 15, 2016, at 6:08 a.m.
If Trump doesn’t deliver on his campaign promises, the cheers at big rallies may turn to jeers as citizens hold him accountable.
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Trump hiring of white supremacist and threat to free speech should lead Collins and King to respond

on Nov. 14, 2016, at 6:57 a.m.
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The historically ironic reason why President Trump cannot escape a flood of lawsuits

on Nov. 11, 2016, at 7:13 a.m.
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Yes, Trump’s a misogynist. But there are other reasons women support Clinton

on Nov. 01, 2016, at 10:37 a.m.
It’s now close to 100 years since women won the right to vote in 1920. If most women have their way, there will be a woman president in 2020.
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Bashful Republicans like Poliquin should speak out on Trump

on Oct. 18, 2016, at 9:36 a.m.
All candidates should say where they stand on this perilous transformation of American politics.
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As white working women voters go, so goes Maine’s Second Congressional district?

on Oct. 11, 2016, at 11:09 a.m.
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Trump’s poll obsession is much more than an obsession with polls

on Oct. 04, 2016, at 9:23 a.m.
Competent decision-making requires a clear-eyed look at the facts at hand and a desire to learn from mistakes.
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Johnson and Stein cannot win, but they can help Trump win

on Sept. 20, 2016, at 9:55 a.m.
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Susan Collins featured in ad of Republicans criticizing Trump

on Sept. 12, 2016, at 8:56 a.m.
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LePage’s governorship is essentially over

on Sept. 06, 2016, at 10:09 a.m.
What happens in November will affect what can be accomplished during the last two years of LePage’s governorship.
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Why Trump’s pivot will fail

on Aug. 23, 2016, at 9:07 a.m.