Politics

 
President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event at Chicago Cultural Center, Friday, June 1, 2012, in Chicago.

Jobs numbers remind Obama that he must do more than just attack

By Dan Balz, The Washington Post on June 01, 2012, at 11:05 p.m.
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Carroll Conley, executive director, and the Rev. Bob Emrich, chairman of board of directors of the Christian Civic League of Maine, are seen in January 2012.

Supporters of same-sex marriage outraise opponents 36-to-1

By Judy Harrison on June 01, 2012, at 10:38 p.m.
Mainers United for Marriage raised about $359,000 compared with the nearly $10,000 raised by Protect Marriage Maine,
CAPITOL INCITE

Gaunce, King, Otten: Some highlights from campaign fundraising reports

on June 01, 2012, at 5:08 p.m.
Joyce McLain

Olympia Snowe asks FBI to review 32-year-old Joyce McLain murder case

By Nick Sambides Jr. on June 01, 2012, at 2:53 p.m.
Rep. Mike Michaud

Michaud tops 2nd congressional candidates with $809,000 raised

By Nick Sambides Jr. on June 01, 2012, at 1:26 p.m.
Rosa Scarcelli

Rosa Scarcelli prevails in lawsuit against her mother

By Seth Koenig on June 01, 2012, at 1:08 p.m.
POLL QUESTION
Peter Mills, executive director of the Maine Turnpike Authority, stands by a turnpike tollbooth in Portland in June 2011.

Maine Turnpike Authority proposing $26 million toll hike

By Matthew Stone on June 01, 2012, at 12:48 p.m.
AGREE TO DISAGREE

Video: LePage bats 3 for 4, but is not endorsing any of the 6

on June 01, 2012, at 9 a.m.
PRC SPEAKS OUT
Chris Hall, senior vice president for government relations, Portland Regional Chamber

Vetoes and more addressed as Legislature adjourns

By Chris Hall, Portland Regional Chamber on June 01, 2012, at 8:40 a.m.

Maine union fee bill dies with end of session

The Associated Press on June 01, 2012, at 8:05 a.m.
Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, right, finishes his speech denouncing gay marriage as a group of pastors from across denominational lines gather on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 24.

Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional, federal court declares

By Robert Barnes, The Washington Post on June 01, 2012, at 6:23 a.m.
The law denies a host of federal benefits, such as filing joint tax returns or survivor benefits, to same-sex couples who were legally married in states that allow it.