Interested in becoming a BDN Blogger?
Click here to pitch your idea

Political Blogs

Downeast to DC

Rebekah Metzler is a political writer with U.S. News and World Report, who hails from the state of Maine where she covered state politics for the Lewiston Sun Journal and MaineToday Media. From DC, Rebakah lends her perspective to current happenings in Maine politics.

The Tipping Point

Mike Tipping reports on and react to Maine politics and policy with a focus on analysis and explanation


Erin Rhoda is a writer and storyteller. As editorial page editor of the Bangor Daily News, she writes the newspaper’s opinion on matters from Kittery to Fort Kent.

Agree to Disagree

Ethan Strimling and Phil Harriman are former State Senators. They are political commentators on WCSH/WLBZ TV and WGAN Radio.

Capitol Incite

Matt Stone provides items of interest to political watchers across the state and a place to offer perspective and analysis on news that originates in the Capitol.


Politics in three ways: as an analytical political scientist, a devoted political junkie and a citizen who believes politics matters for people's lives.

Pine Tree Politics

Matthew Gagnon, a Hampden native, is a Republican political strategist who blogs about political intrigue from the state of Maine