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The top 10 Maine campaign donors in this year’s elections include Sussman, Pingree, Stephen King

They are the elite of the elite. They may not be one-in-a-million, but they are 10-in-a-million. The top 10 individual Maine donors to state and …
Candidates for governor -- independent Eliot Cutler (from left), Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud and incumbent Republican Gov. Paul LePage -- greet each other on stage before a televised debate in Augusta on Oct. 15, 2014.

New BDN/Ipsos poll shows LePage support climbing to erase Michaud’s lead

PORTLAND | With the debates behind us and the home stretch of Maine’s gubernatorial campaign in sight, Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud has seen …
Bangor City Council Chairman Ben Sprague in February 2014. Sprague is running for re-election to the city council.

Five candidates compete for three Bangor City Council spots

City council candidates said that in spite of what political differences they might have, they’ll collaborate to push Bangor’s growth and vitality …
President Barack Obama arrives at the Portland International Jetport on Thursday, October 30, 2014 and is greeted by U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, Democratic candidate for governor.

Obama speaks at rally for Michaud in Portland

President Barack Obama and former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell are the latest high-profile Democrats set to take the stage to urge Mainers …

Take our quiz and find out which candidates best align with your views

We asked the candidates for public office yes or no questions on their positions. Compare your views to theirs by answering these same 13 questions.
The Blaine House in Augusta.

Report: Big money donors dominate Maine gubernatorial race

PORTLAND | Have you got $500 to spare? Well, you might just be among the group of 2,604 people, companies and outside political groups …

The latest on Question 1: Two polls, plus a Supreme Court ruling

Here’s the latest news on Question 1, the bear-baiting vote: Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting release own poll, says Maine is split — and maybe …
Sen. Angus King

King switches gubernatorial nod from Cutler to Michaud; Snowe robocall to boost LePage

AUGUSTA | Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King announced Wednesday that he has switched his endorsement in this year’s gubernatorial election from independent Eliot Cutler …

Outside groups spending nearly triple for Democrats compared with Republicans in Maine legislative races

PORTLAND | Outside groups supporting Democrats in Maine’s Legislature are playing offense in the …
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