Comments for: Maine government allows for debate without stalemate

Posted April 14, 2013, at 1:26 p.m.
Last modified April 14, 2013, at 5:02 p.m.

Outside of the House Republican and Democratic Offices (referred to officially as “the partisan offices”) there is a portrait of Jonathan Cilley, who served as speaker of the Maine House and in 1838 was the last victim of a congressional duel. Many journalists and pundits have bemoaned the supposed heightened …

Guidelines for posting on

The Bangor Daily News encourages comments about stories, but you must follow our terms of service.

  1. Keep it civil and stay on topic
  2. No vulgarity, racial slurs, name-calling or personal attacks.
  3. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked.
The primary rule here is pretty simple: Treat others with the same respect you'd want for yourself. Here are some guidelines (see more):

Similar Articles