By Emily Flitter and Jonathan Allen, Reuters on May 31, 2016, at 5:45 p.m.
NEW YORK — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday detailed $5.6 million in contributions he raised for military veterans, and staged a fiery news conference where he attacked reporters for questioning him for months about the money. Appearing at Trump Tower in Manhattan, the billionaire accused the media of …
By Scott Thistle on May 31, 2016, at 5 p.m.
A new coalition aimed at defeating a November ballot question that will ask Maine voters to make marijuana legal for recreational use is growing, according to a release from a coalition leader Tuesday.
By Michael Shepherd on May 30, 2016, at 9:13 a.m.
The 10 Maine Senate nominations to be decided on June 14 will either alter the campaign calculus for determining control of the next Senate or pick runaway general election favorites.
By David Weigel, Washington Post on May 29, 2016, at 2:57 p.m.
The former New Mexico governor won the Libertarian Party’s nomination Sunday, fending off five rivals from different factions on two closely fought ballots and securing more than 55.8 percent of the vote.
By Chris Cillizza, Washington Post on May 29, 2016, at 2:43 p.m.
Hillary Clinton initially sought to downplay the inspector general report as old news. But it was exactly what she didn’t need as she tries to close out Bernie Sanders.
By Patrick Rucker, Reuters on May 29, 2016, at 2:01 p.m.
Rubio, who clashed bitterly with Trump in the brutal race for the Republican nomination, said his policy differences with the real estate mogul were too great for him to join the ticket.
By Michael Finnegan, Los Angeles Times on May 26, 2016, at 10:43 a.m.
The businessman has reached the number of delegates needed to secure the party’s presidential nomination, the Associated Press reported on Thursday.
By Emily Stephenson and Steve Gorman, Reuters on May 25, 2016, at 10:15 p.m.
ANAHEIM, California — Some 100 people staged a boisterous but largely peaceful demonstration outside a Southern California rally by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, at times taunting his supporters before police moved in and arrested eight people. The activists carried signs such as “Stop Nazi Trump” and “Dump Trump,” and …
By Deborah McDermott, The York Weekly on May 25, 2016, at 12:55 p.m.
“Inarguably the election was sullied. I think that’s a shame.”
By Sun Journal on May 24, 2016, at 12:47 p.m.
AUGUSTA | Maine Republicans and Democrats have until Friday to switch parties if they want to vote in any primary elections set for June 14. In a news release Monday, Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap said state law requires a 15-day waiting period after a change of enrollment …
By The BDN Editorial Board on May 22, 2016, at 7:50 a.m.
Editorial: The presidency is no position for someone with such shallow, demeaning and outdated views of half the population.
By Emily Flitter, Reuters on May 20, 2016, at 8:35 p.m.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump assured gun owners on Friday he would protect their constitutional right to bear arms and eliminate gun-free zones if elected, accusing Democrat Hillary Clinton of wanting to weaken gun rights.
By Michael Shepherd on May 20, 2016, at 1 a.m.
The tough road for Republicans to keep a majority in the Maine Senate runs through seven Republican-held districts where party registration favors Democrats or gives Republicans a slight edge, according to a Bangor Daily News analysis.
By Julia Harte, Reuters on May 19, 2016, at 9:26 p.m.
WASHINGTON — A Maryland man who is a delegate for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has been indicted for illegally shipping explosives, owning a machine gun and producing child pornography, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday. Caleb Bailey, 30, was indicted by a grand jury in U.S. District Court …
By Albert Hunt, Bloomberg on May 19, 2016, at 10:09 a.m.
The Maine senator told Charlie Rose that he’d worry both about the Republican candidate’s lack of strategic knowledge and his temperament.
By Doina Chiacu and Ginger Gibson, Reuters on May 18, 2016, at 8:58 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Infighting dogged the Democrats on Wednesday as Bernie Sanders’ campaign accused party leaders of bias against him and many Democrats urged Sanders to keep his supporters in check. The tensions after a chaotic weekend convention in Nevada emerged as Republicans begin to rally around their own outsider presidential …
By Ginger Gibson and Lawrence Hurley, Reuters on May 18, 2016, at 8:57 p.m.
Presumptive Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump on Wednesday unveiled the names of 11 judges — eight men and three women, all white and all conservative — he would consider, if elected, to replace the late Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court.
By Deborah McDermott, The York Weekly on May 18, 2016, at 10:17 a.m.
“I always knew one day I would become a citizen. I started thinking about it years ago.”
By Ginger Gibson and Emily Stephenson, Reuters on May 18, 2016, at 7:53 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Democrat candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders each picked up primary wins on Tuesday in yet another demonstration of how divided the party is in the drawn-out national race to win the nomination for November’s general election. Clinton narrowly defeated Sanders in Kentucky, a state where she was …