By Christopher Cousins on Aug. 09, 2016, at 7:09 p.m.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins made national headlines Monday when she declared Donald Trump, her party’s candidate, unfit for the presidency.
By Michael Shepherd on Aug. 09, 2016, at 5:09 p.m.
Just like that, there was one big-name Maine Republican holding out on endorsing presidential nominee Donald Trump: Rep. Bruce Poliquin.
By Wire Service Reports on Aug. 08, 2016, at 9:29 p.m.
“Donald Trump does not reflect historical Republican values nor the inclusive approach to governing that is critical to healing the divisions in our country,” she said.
By Reuters on Aug. 08, 2016, at 1:02 p.m.
A Philippine lawmaker is seeking to permanently ban U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump from visiting the Southeast Asian nation after the billionaire called it one of the “terrorist nations.”
By Wayne Richardson on Aug. 08, 2016, at 12:05 p.m.
OpEd: No law can prevent all crimes, but requiring a background check for all gun sales can help keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people, including felons, domestic abusers and the severely mentally ill.
By Emily Stephenson, Reuters on Aug. 07, 2016, at 4:05 p.m.
A Washington Post-ABC News poll released Sunday found Clinton leading among registered voters with 50 percent of support in the week after the Democratic Party convention compared with 42 percent for Trump.
By Christopher Cousins on Aug. 07, 2016, at 7:26 a.m.
A November ballot question to raise taxes on high-income Mainers to increase public school funding has encountered deepening opposition in recent days, including the formation of a political action committee to work against it.
By Jose A. DelReal, The Washington Post on Aug. 06, 2016, at 12:56 p.m.
“We will have disagreements, but we will disagree as friends and never stop working together toward victory — and very importantly, toward real change,” Donald Trump said.
By Hannah Allam, McClatchy Washington Bureau on Aug. 05, 2016, at 7:18 p.m.
Clinton apologized anew for using a private email server during her time as secretary of state but she stood by her position that she’d never transmitted information marked classified.
By Susan Sharon, MPBN on Aug. 05, 2016, at 2:45 p.m.
Former Maine Sen. Bill Cohen has joined a growing list of Republicans criticizing GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s recent performance.
By Jake Bleiberg on Aug. 05, 2016, at 11:38 a.m.
A refugee living in southern Maine, who came to the United States after fleeing famine, civil war and genocide in Sudan and went on to serve his adopted home as a soldier deployed to Iraq, says he will be voting for Donald Trump.
By Christopher Cousins on Aug. 04, 2016, at 6:35 p.m.
Several Trump supporters said the unconventional candidate needs to tone down his rhetoric if he is to win the presidency in November.
By Michael Shepherd on Aug. 04, 2016, at 5:36 p.m.
Donald Trump painted a frightening image of Maine’s Somali refugees in a dark speech here Thursday, saying the U.S. is admitting people from “among the most dangerous places in the world” and that “has to stop.”
By Steve Holland and Doina Chiacu, Reuters on Aug. 04, 2016, at 4:39 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Supporters of Republican Donald Trump urged him to get back on message on Thursday after a week of dropping opinion poll numbers and a war of words with ranking Republicans over his U.S. presidential campaign. Trump pledged to focus more on Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, who emerged from …
By Steve Mistler, MPBN on Aug. 04, 2016, at 2:19 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin of Maine’s 2nd District is under fire following a report that shows he’s been late paying his property taxes 31 times during the past decade.
By Dana Milbank, The Washington Post on Aug. 04, 2016, at 10:58 a.m.
Maybe this is how it ends for Donald Trump: not with a bang but with a child’s whimper.
By Jared Golden on Aug. 04, 2016, at 10:41 a.m.
Most Americans don’t understand what service members experience at war for this country. They don’t understand because less than one percent of them volunteer to fight in them.
By Michael Shepherd on Aug. 04, 2016, at 1 a.m.
Trump is giving Maine — normally on the presidential back burner — outsized attention in 2016, and he will be at Portland’s Merrill Auditorium at 3 p.m. Thursday.
By Bonnie Washuk, Sun Journal on Aug. 02, 2016, at 7:24 p.m.
“Sen. Collins has not endorsed Donald Trump, and remains deeply troubled by his disparaging comments about so many people,” said a Collins spokeswoman.
By Elise Viebeck, The Washington Post on Aug. 02, 2016, at 4:44 p.m.
Every woman in Congress has a story about being ignored by men. For Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, that story is about Donald Rumsfeld.