Stories about Mike Michaud

Mike Michaud (D)

East Millinocket, District 2

Website:, Candidates for U.S. Representative (D)

Bio: Mike Michaud was born in Millinocket and raised in Medway, Maine. He grew up valuing hard-work, community, and Maine’s outdoor heritage. He followed in the footsteps of his father and grandfather and worked in the Great Northern Paper Mill in East Millinocket. Mike worked at the mill for over 29 years before being elected to Congress in 2002. Mike Michaud has taken the experience of his hometown and his experience as a millworker to the floor of the United States Congress. As a working class Mainer, Mike is in a unique position among members of Congress to understand the problems facing real Americans here and around the country. Mike has been working as Maine’s Congressman for eight years. Mike is fighting hard every day to protect and promote American jobs, to honor and serve our veterans, to set a path for energy independence and to ensure that Maine gets the investment we need to grow and prosper.

Democratic nominee for governor Mike Michaud and Hillary Clinton stand hand in hand at the podium during a political rally on Friday at Scarborough High School.

Hillary Clinton says Michaud is solution to ‘mess’ created by LePage

By Mario Moretto on Oct. 24, 2014, at 8:19 p.m.
Independent Eliot Cutler (from left), Republican Gov. Paul LePage and Democratic Rep. Mike Michaud participate in a debate on Tuesday in Auburn.

Candidates agree on living wage but little else in final debate of Maine governor’s race

By Mario Moretto on Oct. 21, 2014, at 9:33 p.m.
Candidates for governor (from left) independent Eliot Cutler, Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud and incumbent Republican Gov. Paul LePage greet each other on stage before a televised debate in Augusta on Wednesday night.

Round 3: Michaud, Cutler, LePage take stage for debate sponsored by BDN-CBS13

on Oct. 20, 2014, at 6:54 p.m.
President Barack Obama

Obama, George Mitchell to campaign for Michaud on Oct. 30 in Portland

By BDN Staff Report on Oct. 17, 2014, at 5:38 p.m.
First lady Michelle Obama addresses the crowd during a campaign stop for Mike Michaud on Friday at the University of Maine in Orono.

First lady Michelle Obama campaigns for Mike Michaud in Orono

By Nell Gluckman on Oct. 03, 2014, at 5:30 p.m.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate and U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud speaks with reporters Friday at the Portland International Jetport.

Mike Michaud, Maine Republicans clash in crude lyric controversy

By Mario Moretto on Sept. 19, 2014, at 8:30 p.m.
Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler speaks with the media after a campaign stop at a Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce breakfast at Hilton Garden Inn in Bangor on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.

Cutler defends Gratwick over ‘brain guy’ gaffe, decries use of out-of-context statements in campaigns

By Nick McCrea on Sept. 11, 2014, at 5:40 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage

Candidates for governor share ideas for Maine agricultural rebirth

By Christopher Cousins on Aug. 26, 2014, at 6:57 p.m.
U.S. Rep and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud

GOP attacks Michaud for sponsoring bill that passed with wide bipartisan support

By Scott Thistle on Aug. 20, 2014, at 4:55 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud strolls out of Portland's Cumberland Club Monday afternoon trailed by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Vermont Gov. Peter Schumlin. The New England governors were in town to help raise money for Michaud's gubernatorial bid.

Democratic Govs. Deval Patrick, Peter Shumlin stump for Michaud in southern Maine

By Mario Moretto on July 21, 2014, at 5:17 p.m.
Cianbro Corp. chairman and CEO Peter Vigue with a map backdrop of the proposed east-west highway.

Gubernatorial candidates see eye to eye — mostly — on Maine’s proposed east-west highway

By Mario Moretto on July 20, 2014, at 5:47 a.m.
C&L Aerospace CEO Chris Kilgour address the crowd during a press conference Thursday at the company'’s new $5 million headquarters expansion near the Bangor International Airport terminal.

C&L Aerospace unveils new $5 million Bangor headquarters expansion

By Nick McCrea on July 17, 2014, at 5:38 p.m.
Independent gubernatorial Lee Schulteis (right) speaks with a TV reporter near Portland's Monument Square after announcing his candidacy.

Maine has a fourth gubernatorial candidate running for the 2014 election … but not really

By Mario Moretto on June 23, 2014, at 5:03 p.m.
Nicole Clegg, chairwoman of Planned Parenthood Maine's Action Fund PAC, announces the organization's endorsement of Mike Michaud for governor at an event in Portland on June 16.

Don’t let LePage continue to deny health care to women; Michaud is the leader Maine needs

By Nicole Clegg on June 23, 2014, at 11:11 a.m.
Dana Connors, president of the Maine State Chamber of Commerce, unveils a report by the chamber and the Maine Development Foundation in November 2013.

Be proud of this Maine tax credit

By Dana Connors on June 22, 2014, at 7:21 a.m.
Richard Rockefeller

Falmouth’s Richard Rockefeller dies in NY small plane crash

By Beth Brogan on June 13, 2014, at 10:22 a.m.
Maine gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler speaks at Gomez Park on the Bangor waterfront in May.

Cutler says he can pay for his education plan

By Scott Thistle on June 03, 2014, at 3:29 p.m.
Ben Grant (right), chairman of the Maine Democratic Party, speaks at the start of the 2014 Maine Democratic Convention at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Friday afternoon.

Democrats frame themselves as ‘party of the future’ during state convention kick-off

By Christopher Cousins on May 30, 2014, at 8:33 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud

LePage, Cutler try to focus blame for VA scandal on Michaud

By Mario Moretto on May 30, 2014, at 5:23 p.m.
Rep. Terry Hayes, D-Buckfield, speaks during a press conference at the Portland Public Library Wednesday, where a group of about 50 women said they would back independent candidate Eliot Cutler in the 2014 Maine Governor's race.

Cutler campaign gains support from prominent Maine women, but Michaud claims they distort his record

By Scott Thistle on May 21, 2014, at 6:01 p.m.