ST. PAUL — The Republican National Convention convened Monday, but the short official session was all business. Maine delegates attending the convention said they are in hopes that if Hurricane Gustav passes without loss of life or significant damage the convention can return to its normal schedule later this week. Read More
    ST. PAUL, Minn. — Maine delegates to the Republican National Convention here say they are disappointed but understand why their convention schedule had to be altered as a result of Hurricane Gustav, which was predicted to hit the Gulf Coast sometime this morning. Read More
    DENVER — Gov. John Baldacci, who attended the Democratic National Convention here this week, said he believes Barack Obama, the party’s nominee for president, needs to do more to reach out to working and middle class voters whose support will be critically important in the November election. Read More
    DENVER — After some eleventh-hour maneuvering over how the roll call vote would be handled at the Democratic National Convention, the Maine delegation was not expecting to have the chance to verbally cast its votes on Wednesday. Read More
    DENVER — Members of the state’s delegation to the Democratic National Convention say they are energized by their experience this week and ready to head home and campaign hard for Barack Obama. Read More
    DENVER — U.S. Senate candidate Tom Allen of Maine addressed the Democratic National Convention here Wednesday night and said he is running for the Senate to help build a better country for his first grandchild, Charlie, who was born six months ago. “What kind of country are we building for him and for your children and grandchildren?” Allen asked the delegates. Read More