By Doina Chiacu, Reuters on Feb. 26, 2017, at 2:03 p.m.
The White House on Sunday did not rule out that Attorney General Jeff Sessions may recuse himself from Justice Department investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
By Jen Fifield, Stateline.org on Feb. 26, 2017, at 10:17 a.m.
A recent study that found that 23 cents of every food stamp dollar is used to buy junk food has reignited a long-standing debate on whether the government should allow people to use food stamps to buy unhealthy food.
By Jennifer Epstein, Bloomberg on Feb. 26, 2017, at 9:35 a.m.
Tom Perez, who served as labor secretary under Barack Obama, faces the daunting task of rebuilding the party and heading the opposition to Republican President Donald Trump.
By Amy B Wang and Cleve R. Wootson Jr., The Washington Post on Feb. 26, 2017, at 9:23 a.m.
President Donald Trump will not attend the White House correspondents’ dinner, after a campaign and early tenure where he continually battled with the press.
By Christopher Cousins on Feb. 26, 2017, at 7:18 a.m.
An improving economy and rigid fiscal discipline under Republican Gov. Paul LePage have contributed to an all-time record for Maine state government: more than $1 billion in its cash pool.
on Feb. 26, 2017, at 7:06 a.m.
WIDGETS AND DIGITS
on Feb. 26, 2017, at 6 a.m.
Vote figures give us a chance to peer over the fence at the neighbors and see which towns voted like others, at least in terms of support for Trump.
on Feb. 25, 2017, at 6:17 a.m.
By David Shepardson and Steve Holland, Reuters on Feb. 24, 2017, at 8:40 p.m.
A new executive order signed Friday will place “regulatory reform” task forces and officers within federal agencies in what may be the most far-reaching effort to pare U.S. red tape in recent decades.
By Matt Zapotosky, The Washington Post on Feb. 24, 2017, at 8:05 p.m.
It could prove another hurdle in the administration’s effort to restore the travel ban, undermining the White House’s argument that the measure is necessary for national security reasons.
By Emily Stephenson and Steve Holland, Reuters on Feb. 24, 2017, at 3:05 p.m.
Trump said he would make a massive budget request for one of the “greatest military buildups in American history” on Friday in a feisty, campaign-style speech extolling robust nationalism to eager conservative activists.
By Zachary Tracer, Billy House and Anna Edney, Bloomberg News on Feb. 24, 2017, at 3:01 p.m.
“If the numbers drop, I would say that’s a good thing, because we’ve restored personal liberty in this country,” Rep. Michael Burgess, a Texas Republican, said.
By Steve Collins, Sun Journal on Feb. 24, 2017, at 2:25 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin joined his GOP colleagues on the vote because, he said, “drug testing for welfare programs should be a state’s decision, not controlled by the whims of Washington.”
THE RIGHT WAY
on Feb. 24, 2017, at 1 p.m.
By Anthony Brino on Feb. 24, 2017, at 12:19 p.m.
A $7 million financial rescue package for the Maine Military Authority in Limestone cleared a major hurdle Friday, when the Legislature’s Appropriations and Financial Affairs committee approved a supplemental budget for a future vote by the state House and Senate.
By Michael Shepherd on Feb. 24, 2017, at 11:43 a.m.
The Maine Legislature’s budget committee unanimously approved a $29 million emergency spending package Friday that funds addiction treatment and higher education and bails out a state-run equipment refurbishing outfit in Aroostook County.
By Mark Feldstein, The Washington Post on Feb. 24, 2017, at 7:59 a.m.
America’s grand tradition of revealing secret information about national security matters began in the winter of 1777.
on Feb. 24, 2017, at 7:02 a.m.
HE SAID IT RIGHT
on Feb. 24, 2017, at 5:57 a.m.
Fewer students, more money. The results? Flat test scores.
By Reuters on Feb. 23, 2017, at 8:04 p.m.
The Obama administration mostly looked the other way as states legalized recreational marijuana. But a White House spokesman said the Trump administration may distinguish between medical and recreational use of the drug.