By University of New England on Nov. 30, 2016, at 1:19 p.m.
“Moderation is not antithetical to passion and to engagement. To the contrary, true moderation requires courage and it requires clarity,” Robert Zaretsky, a historian at University of Houston in Texas, said.
By Raymond Hogler, The Conversation on Nov. 30, 2016, at 10:49 a.m.
Labor’s deterioration weakened worker protections, kept wages stagnant and made workers feel they needed a savior like Trump.
By Steve Collins, Sun Journal on Nov. 30, 2016, at 8:11 a.m.
Maine’s U.S. senators are pushing for greater security along the Canadian border.
By Steve Holland and Melissa Fares; Reuters on Nov. 30, 2016, at 7:50 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday he will be leaving his far-flung business “in total” to focus on running the country and will outline the plan in a Dec. 15 news conference with his family.
on Nov. 30, 2016, at 5:55 a.m.
As a former journalist, it’s difficult to break years of training — and good manners — to call someone a racist, a misogynist, a bigot or a liar.
By Christopher Cousins on Nov. 29, 2016, at 5:20 p.m.
The petitioners cited the recount procedure, along with the cost to the state and the low probability of overturning the result, as reasons for withdrawing the request.
By Christopher Cousins on Nov. 29, 2016, at 1:42 p.m.
The recount of hundreds of thousands of ballots associated with two referendum questions is set to begin and could take weeks.
on Nov. 29, 2016, at 9:26 a.m.
The congressional career of Bill Cohen epitomizes the independence and courage needed to check Trump and hold him accountable.
By Steve Holland, Reuters on Nov. 29, 2016, at 7:54 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Rep. Tom Price, R-Georgia, a fierce critic of the Affordable Care Act and a proponent of overhauling the nation’s entitlement programs, to lead the department of Health and Human Services.
By Steve Holland and Melissa Fares, Reuters on Nov. 28, 2016, at 7:41 p.m.
President-elect Donald Trump stepped up his search on Monday for a new U.S. secretary of state, with the focus on David Petraeus, a former U.S. military commander in Iraq whose mishandling of classified information led to his resignation as CIA chief in 2012.
By Mal Leary on Nov. 28, 2016, at 5:37 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage is asking the next Legislature to make changes in both laws, but some leaders in Augusta said they’re reluctant to second guess the will of the voters.
By The BDN Editorial Board on Nov. 28, 2016, at 1:06 p.m.
An estimated 200 to 300 cases of sex trafficking occur in Maine every year. Among those victims are vulnerable young teens.
By Travis M. Andrews, Washington Post on Nov. 28, 2016, at 8:50 a.m.
Trump hasn’t spoken a word against the conspiracy theorist.
By Nichola Groom, Reuters on Nov. 28, 2016, at 7:22 a.m.
U.S. wind and solar companies for the first time gave more money to Republicans during the 2016 election cycle part of an effort to expand their appeal beyond liberal environmentalists.
By Paul Kane, Washington Post on Nov. 28, 2016, at 6:45 a.m.
By Roberta Rampton, Reuters on Nov. 27, 2016, at 1:06 p.m.
Trump’s statement after Castro’s death seemed to mark a softening from his late campaign rhetoric on policy toward Cuba.
By Andy Sullivan, Reuters on Nov. 27, 2016, at 11:50 a.m.
His campaign manager warned that the president-elect could face an intense backlash from supporters if he chose Mitt Romney to be secretary of state.
By Ian Simpson and Roberta Rampton, Reuters on Nov. 27, 2016, at 9:05 a.m.
The voting margins make it highly unlikely any recounts would end up giving Clinton a win in all three states, which would be needed for the overall election result to change.
THE UNREALIZED REPUBLIC
on Nov. 27, 2016, at 7:20 a.m.
By Craig Timberg, Washington Post on Nov. 26, 2016, at 1:14 p.m.
The flood of “fake news” this election season got support from a sophisticated Russian propaganda campaign that created and spread misleading articles online with the goal of punishing Democrat Hillary Clinton, helping Republican Donald Trump and undermining faith in American democracy, according to independent researchers who tracked the operation.