By Ylan Q. Mui, The Washington Post on Dec. 04, 2016, at 2:29 p.m.
Trump declared that he intends to incentivize businesses to stay in America by lowering corporate taxes and slashing regulations, two key components of his economic agenda.
By Tim Henderson, Stateline.org on Dec. 04, 2016, at 9:58 a.m.
Smaller cities that ignore requests from federal authorities to detain undocumented immigrants, but don’t see themselves as sanctuaries, may find themselves vulnerable to threats to withhold federal money from them if they do not cooperate.
By David DeKok, Reuters on Dec. 04, 2016, at 8:29 a.m.
Stein said she planned to announce “the next step” in the recount effort Monday at a previously scheduled news conference at Trump Tower in New York City.
By Emily Stephenson, Reuters on Dec. 03, 2016, at 7:53 a.m.
Trump is still weighing whom to choose as secretary of state.
By Michael Shepherd on Dec. 03, 2016, at 1 a.m.
Some lawmakers are looking to raise the bar to get questions on the ballot, which now requires signatures equaling the number of 10 percent of voters in the past gubernatorial election — or about 61,000 now. But it will face opposition from some Democrats and activists.
By Steve Mistler, Maine Public on Dec. 02, 2016, at 5:11 p.m.
The president of the Foundation for Government Accountability is confident that policies enacted in Maine and other states can help convince the new guard in Washington to enact bold welfare changes at the federal level.
By Targeted News Service on Dec. 02, 2016, at 3:16 p.m.
Here’s a look at how area members of Congress voted over the previous week.
By Emily Stephenson, Reuters on Dec. 02, 2016, at 7:21 a.m.
Trump also did not address whether Carrier’s parent company would face any consequences for continuing with plans to move 1,300 other Indiana jobs to Mexico.
HE SAID IT RIGHT
on Dec. 02, 2016, at 6:11 a.m.
In 2008, Fidel Castro was re-elected with over 98 percent of the vote
on Dec. 02, 2016, at 5:30 a.m.
on Dec. 02, 2016, at 5:30 a.m.
By Nick McCrea on Dec. 01, 2016, at 4:15 p.m.
New Balance could get another crack at making shoes for the U.S. military after federal lawmakers decided to include an American-made requirement in the final version of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act.
By Michael Shepherd on Dec. 01, 2016, at 2:11 p.m.
“I think the integrity of the election is absolutely not in question,” Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap said. “I’ve asserted that a hundred times, and I’ll assert it another hundred times.”
on Dec. 01, 2016, at 1:10 p.m.
No one stands out as a clear powerhouse, but eight years ago, no one thought much of Paul LePage either.
By Michael Shepherd on Dec. 01, 2016, at 12:41 p.m.
“This isn’t about Donald Trump’s election or Hillary Clinton’s defeat,” U.S. Sen. Angus King said. “This is about an extraordinary, bold, aggressive movement by a foreign country to influence our elections.”
STATE & CAPITOL
on Dec. 01, 2016, at 9:59 a.m.
By Craig Timberg, The Washington Post on Nov. 30, 2016, at 10:05 p.m.
Congressional negotiators approved an initiative to track and combat foreign propaganda amid growing concerns that Russian efforts to spread “fake news” threaten U.S. national security.
Do you wonder how to help the New Mainers? Attend the 2016 global awareness and responsibility conference
on Nov. 30, 2016, at 10:03 p.m.
By Christopher Cousins on Nov. 30, 2016, at 4:41 p.m.
Construction of a crucial forensic psychiatric unit in Augusta was dealt a blow by Democratic legislative leaders who, using an oft-overlooked oversight power, voted against Gov. Paul LePage’s administration’s plan.
By Paul Kane and Ed O'Keefe, Washington Post on Nov. 30, 2016, at 2:04 p.m.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday won the race to lead the Democratic caucus for an eighth term, prevailing in a contest that became a vote of confidence in her continued stewardship and an early proxy battle over the future of the Democratic Party.