U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud (center) speaks with members of the Penobscot Fly Fishers club during Orland River Days on Saturday.

Michaud, LePage, Cutler amassing donations ahead of Blaine House bids

By Christopher Cousins on July 01, 2013, at 5:17 p.m.
Elizabeth Milliken of Old Orchard Beach looks toward her husband who was playing a nearby slot machine at Hollywood Casino — then Hollywood Slots — in Bangor in June 2009.

Acquisition could have Maine casino overseer monitoring its own slot machines

By Matthew Stone on July 01, 2013, at 4:12 p.m.
Maine Sen. Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, shrugs off personal attacks by Governor Paul LePage in Augusta. The Governor used a crude metaphor to suggest Jackson is not acting in the best interest of the Maine people. Jackson recently announced his run for U.S. Congress.

Aroostook County’s Sen. Troy Jackson announces run for congressional seat

By Christopher Cousins on July 01, 2013, at 10:33 a.m.

CD2 Poll Sponsor Should Be Disclosed

on July 01, 2013, at 8:52 a.m.

Texas abortion fight to reignite in second special session

By Corrie MacLaggan, Reuters on July 01, 2013, at 8:02 a.m.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry makes opening remarks at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) - U.S Ministerial Meeting during the 46th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting in Bandar Seri Begawan July 1, 2013.

U.S. seeks to calm European outrage over alleged spying

By Jeff Mason and Mark Felsenthal, Reuters on July 01, 2013, at 7:06 a.m.

European Union confronts U.S. over reports it spies on allies in Europe

By Ben Deighton and Annika Breidthardt, Reuters on July 01, 2013, at 6:58 a.m.
Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr.

Misinformation on classified NSA programs includes statements by senior US officials

By Greg Miller, The Washington Post on July 01, 2013, at 6:38 a.m.
U.S. officials have cited a variety of factors to explain the discrepancies, including the challenge of speaking publicly and definitively about programs that remain classified
Alex Willette, 24, R-Mapleton, is the State Representative for House District 7 and the Assistant Republican Leader in the House.

GOP leader Alexander Willette, 24, says he is a candidate for Maine’s 2nd Congressional District

By Christopher Cousins on July 01, 2013, at 5:25 a.m.