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Sharon Leahy-Lind

Maine CDC director who made document-shredding allegations resigns

By Lindsay Tice on July 31, 2013, at 6:10 p.m.
Sharon Leahy-Lind, the state agency director who said her bosses at the Maine Center for Disease Control ordered her to shred public documents and harassed and discriminated against her when she refused, has resigned. Leahy-Lind, director of the CDC’s Division of Local Public Health, resigned Wednesday. She filed a complaint …
FILE - These 2012 file photos show Maine candidates for U.S. Senate in the November 2012 general election, Democrat Cynthia Dill, left, Independent Angus King, center, and Republican Charlie Summers.

Eight months after political shakeup, Maine’s Senate race draws to a close

By Matthew Stone on Nov. 06, 2012, at 6:17 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Eight months after U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe shocked Maine’s political establishment by announcing she wouldn’t seek another term, the race to replace her is coming to a close. It was an election contest that, at the start of the year, political observers didn’t think would happen and …
Independent Angus King (left) and Republican Charlie Summers shake hands following the debate at the Franco-American Heritage Center in Lewiston on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012.

New polls show Senate race substantially as it was in June, despite multimillion-dollar price tag

By William Davis on Nov. 04, 2012, at 8:02 a.m.
The candidates for U.S. Senate in Maine have raised and spent more than $5.5 million to influence voters, and outside groups have spent millions more, but three polls conducted in the week before Election Day suggest support for the candidates remains largely unchanged since the primary. Angus King holds a …
Angus King

Rallies, bus tours, business stops: A final chance for Senate contenders to make their pitch

By Matthew Stone on Nov. 02, 2012, at 3:03 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — They’ve crisscrossed the state, debated each other, participated in countless interviews and spoken with thousands of voters in person and online. This weekend is their last opportunity to do it all again and capitalize on a final chance to persuade voters to support them as the clock …
These 2012 photos show Maine candidates for U.S. Senate in the November 2012 general election, Democrat Cynthia Dill (from left), Independent Angus King and Republican Charlie Summers.

Live video: Watch the Senate candidates debate

on Oct. 29, 2012, at 6:54 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — The three major candidates for U.S. Senate are taking part in a debate hosted by WCSH6 and WLBZ2 in coordination with the Bangor Daily News. Watch live at 6 p.m.
These 2012 photos show Maine candidates for U.S. Senate in the November 2012 general election, Democrat Cynthia Dill (from left), Independent Angus King and Republican Charlie Summers.

National parties stop advertising in Maine Senate race

By Matthew Stone on Oct. 29, 2012, at 5 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The national Republican and Democratic parties have largely withdrawn their advertising efforts in Maine’s Senate race, according to Federal Election Commission records and news reports, suggesting that Republicans see better victory prospects elsewhere and that Democrats are confident in independent Angus King’s chances of winning next week. …
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Cynthia Dill

What needs to happen for Democrats to win in Maine?

By Robert Long on Oct. 26, 2012, at 12:25 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Democratic Party finds itself in an unusual position this election season. For the first time in three decades, Democrats are on the outside looking in at State House power. It’s not as dire for Maine Democrats as 1929 to 1933, when all 31 members of …
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Cynthia Dill, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate

Meet Cynthia Dill: Has ‘no secrets,’ wants to be working mother in US Senate

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 25, 2012, at 6:29 a.m.
Cynthia Dill, Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, says it’s an incredible honor to be running for office. She can’t wait to be a working mother of two high school students, on the floor of the Senate, advocating for the environment, education, working families and peace. She says it will …
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Cynthia Dill (from left), Andrew Dodge, Angus King, Charlie Summers and Steve Woods line the Gracie stage on the Husson University campus on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.

Senate candidates trade barbs on independence, balanced budgets, negative ads at forum

By Matthew Stone on Oct. 17, 2012, at 9:56 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Five of the six candidates for Maine’s open U.S. Senate seat sparred over solutions for ending Washington’s polarized atmosphere, raising taxes as part of balancing the federal budget, reforming financing for federal campaigns and a range of other topics Wednesday night during a debate sponsored by the …
Independent Angus King (left) and Republican Charlie Summers shake hands following the debate at the Franco-American Heritage Center in Lewiston on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012.

Watch the full debate: Senate candidates meet in Bangor

on Oct. 17, 2012, at 6:24 p.m.
Independent Angus King (left) and Republican Charlie Summers shake hands following the debate at the Franco-American Heritage Center in Lewiston on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012.

Summers picks up fundraising pace, but King still brings in double the money

By Matthew Stone on Oct. 15, 2012, at 9:26 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Independent Angus King continued to lead his rivals for Maine’s open U.S. Senate race in fundraising during the past three months, according to figures from the latest reporting period released by the candidates’ campaigns. Meanwhile, Republican Charlie Summers accelerated the pace of his fundraising during the past …
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Cynthia Dill

Meet Cynthia Dill: Sees ‘potential and beauty’ in Maine, wants to make a difference

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 15, 2012, at 6:28 a.m.
U.S. Senate candidate Cynthia Dill of Cape Elizabeth fell in love with Maine after taking an extended camping trip to the state as a newlywed. She decided she wanted to live, work, raise a family and make a difference in Maine after seeing Baxter State Park and Acadia National Park. …
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Independent U.S. Senate candidate and former Maine Gov. Angus King takes part in a debate Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, hosted at Texas Instruments in South Portland and sponsored in part by the Maine State Chamber of Commerce.

Newest poll shows King with 26-point lead in Senate race

By Matthew Stone on Oct. 10, 2012, at 9:25 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — A new poll shows independent Angus King holding a 26-point lead over his closest rival in the race for Maine’s open U.S. Senate seat, in contrast with other recent polls that have shown Maine’s Senate race to be closer. King led the Senate race with support from …

3 Senate candidates to debate in Portland Tuesday

The Associated Press on Oct. 09, 2012, at 7:24 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Three U.S. Senate candidates are squaring off for the first time in three weeks. Republican Charlie Summers, Democrat Cynthia Dill and independent Angus King are appearing at the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce’s monthly “Eggs and Issues.” Chris Hall, senior vice president for government relations, is moderating …
Charlie Summers

Republicans cheer internal poll showing Maine’s Senate race tightening

By Matthew Stone on Oct. 03, 2012, at 6:09 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Charlie Summers’ Senate campaign and the Republican party’s Senate campaign arm are cheering the release of polling data this week that show independent former Gov. Angus King’s lead in the race for Maine’s open U.S. Senate seat tightening to a four-point advantage over Summers. The poll, commissioned …
Angus King, independent candidate for U.S. Senate, speaks at a news conference in Brunswick Aug. 17, 2012.

Tax rate questions dog King as Summers, Dill make tax returns public

By Matthew Stone on Oct. 02, 2012, at 7:46 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — Independent Senate candidate Angus King’s campaign Tuesday defended the way King’s accountant calculated the former governor’s effective income tax rate on seven years of federal tax returns as Republicans argued that the calculation made it seem like King paid a higher tax rate than he actually did. …
Charlie Summers

Senate hopeful Charlie Summers to hold town hall meetings

The Associated Press on Sept. 28, 2012, at 6:29 a.m.
BREWER, Maine — Republican Charlie Summers is holding a series of town hall-style meetings in his campaign for the U.S. Senate. The first of five of the meetings takes place Friday at a bank in Brewer. Summers calls the meetings “conversations” with Mainers. He says he will share his views …
Angus King, independent candidate for U.S. Senate, speaks at a news conference in Brunswick.

King holds 12-point lead in Senate race in latest poll

By Matthew Stone on Sept. 27, 2012, at 3:25 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — A new poll out Thursday shows independent Angus King holding a 12-point lead over Republican rival Charlie Summers in the race for Maine’s open U.S. Senate seat. In the poll, the first of the Maine Senate race conducted by Rasmussen Reports, King attracted the support of 45 …
U.S. Senate candidate Cynthia Dill speaks at the monthly Bangor Fusion luncheon during her trip to Bangor on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.

Cynthia Dill challenges opponents to release tax returns

The Associated Press on Sept. 24, 2012, at 6:26 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Democrat Cynthia Dill is challenging Republican Charlie Summers and independent Angus King to release 10 years’ worth of federal income tax returns to provide transparency in the U.S. Senate race. Summers immediately agreed to the request Monday afternoon. A spokeswoman for King said he was at an …
Independent Angus King (left) Republican Charlie Summers and Democrat Cynthia Dill participate in a debate for Maine's open U.S. Senate seat at the Franco-American Heritage Center in Lewiston on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012.

Senate hopefuls square off in Lewiston debate

By Scott Thistle on Sept. 17, 2012, at 9:54 p.m.
LEWISTON, Maine — The top rivals hoping to win the seat of U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, squared off in a three-way debate at the Franco-American Center on Monday evening. Before a live audience of about 300 people and hundreds more online, Republican Charlie Summers, independent Angus King and Democrat …
 
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