on Oct. 21, 2016, at 1:25 p.m.
The latest poll of Maine’s presidential election preferences found Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump in a dead heat in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District, a battleground that’s gotten much more attention than usual this cycle.
By Katie Zezima, Washington Post on Oct. 21, 2016, at 9:15 a.m.
The line that divides Maine’s two congressional districts is emblematic of the divides that have emerged this election cycle: urban vs. rural, college educated vs. not, well-off vs. working class, and Clinton vs. Trump.
By Patricia Zengerle, Emily Stephenson and Jill Serjeant, Reuters on Oct. 21, 2016, at 7:12 a.m.
Donald Trump said on Thursday he would accept the result of the Nov. 8 election — “if I win” — fueling Republican concerns his stance would make it harder for his party to maintain control of Congress.
By Bonnie Washuk on Oct. 21, 2016, at 6:22 a.m.
All ballots will be counted, accurately and properly, election worker Irene MacDougall said.
By Darren Fishell on Oct. 21, 2016, at 6:20 a.m.
If Maine legalizes marijuana, it doesn’t mean employees could light up during smoke breaks. But there will be more incentive for state officials to come up with a workable definition of what it means to be “under the influence.”
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 20, 2016, at 5:28 p.m.
Former Sen. George Mitchell on Thursday reminded about 100 people at a session on civil discourse that “politics has always been rough and tumble in our country.”
By Alan Bennett, Journal Tribune on Oct. 20, 2016, at 3:05 p.m.
By Dan Balz, Washington Post on Oct. 20, 2016, at 6:56 a.m.
By the end, it was the story of Trump in Campaign 2016 in microcosm, a series of angry exchanges, interruptions, insults that served to undercut the good he might have accomplished earlier.
Bangor Daily News on Oct. 19, 2016, at 11:17 p.m.
“We’re a great country. We have great people who could run,” Ken Capron of Portland said. “Where are they?”
By Anthony Brino on Oct. 19, 2016, at 9:43 p.m.
Concerns about a stagnant job market and rising taxes in Aroostook County took center stage in the second debate between incumbent 2nd District U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin and challenger Emily Cain.
By Steve Holland and Amanda Becker, Reuters on Oct. 19, 2016, at 9:42 p.m.
In contrast to the fiery personal attacks of the first two debates, Clinton and Trump had a sharp but issues-based exchange.
By Katie Zezima, Washington Post on Oct. 19, 2016, at 9:28 a.m.
Less than three weeks before Election Day, the 2016 campaign is suddenly focused on an unusual, emotional and highly politicized topic for a presidential race: sexual assault.
By Mal Leary on Oct. 18, 2016, at 7:56 p.m.
Requests for absentee ballots are on pace to top the number in the presidential contest of four years ago and according to reports, more Democrats are requesting them than Republicans.
By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 18, 2016, at 7:01 p.m.
“This particular bill that was written specifically for some investors to get government contracts.”
By Steve Collins, The Sun Journal on Oct. 17, 2016, at 1:53 p.m.
Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton plans to offer nearly $250,000 to boost turnout in two hotly contested congressional races.
By Anthony Brino on Oct. 17, 2016, at 12:35 p.m.
Linda and Stephen Drake, originally from Allagash and Caribou, are among the people around the country who say they lost money to a business connected with the Republican presidential nominee.
By Darren Fishell on Oct. 17, 2016, at 12:20 p.m.
It’s the same fight but with more ammunition.
By Jim Morrill, The Charlotte Observer on Oct. 17, 2016, at 6:33 a.m.
A county Republican headquarters in Hillsborough, North Carolina, was firebombed overnight Saturday, an attack that a party official called “political terrorism.”
By Emily Stephenson, Reuters on Oct. 16, 2016, at 2:17 p.m.
In an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Pence said that “there’s more and more evidence that implicates Russia.”
By Dennis Marble on Oct. 16, 2016, at 9:57 a.m.
I’m not running because I have all the answers, but because I love my community and am prepared to earnestly help government do better.