Politics

 
The Bath Iron Works-built USS Michael Murphy, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer.

Bath Iron Works could land contract for additional Arleigh Burke-class destroyer

By Beth Brogan on June 09, 2014, at 5:56 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage

Ethics commission fines LePage for missing campaign finance deadlines

By Mario Moretto on June 09, 2014, at 4:27 p.m.

Obama moves to ease student loan burdens, urges Congress to act

By Reuters on June 09, 2014, at 4:25 p.m.

VA audit: 100,000 veterans endure long waits before receiving medical care

By David Lawder and Emily Stephenson, Reuters on June 09, 2014, at 4:02 p.m.
POLL QUESTION
David Boyer (center), Maine political director for the Marijuana Policy Project, addresses the media and a handful of people gathered in Kennedy Park during a press conference Monday. He and his group are hoping to make legal the possession of up to 1 ounce of marijuana for recreational use and are launching an effort to collect enough voter signatures to put the issue on a citywide ballot in November. To his left is former Rep. Stavros Mendros. At right is Luke Jensen, who is running for Lewiston's House District 58 seat.

‘It’s about just letting people be free’: Pot legalization advocates push for Lewiston vote

By Scott Thistle on June 09, 2014, at 2:58 p.m.
Governor Paul LePage

Democrats balk at LePage’s renewed push for special legislative session

By Mario Moretto on June 09, 2014, at 2:10 p.m.

Northern Maine Chapter, Maine Citizens Against Handgun Violence

By kayakmomma on June 09, 2014, at 12:28 p.m.
STATE & CAPITOL

LePage’s endorsement of Misiuk spends more time on LePage than Misiuk

on June 09, 2014, at 11:45 a.m.
CAMPAIGN 2014
A sign paid for by the Bangor Education Association encourages residents to vote in favor of the Bangor school budget.

Get ready to vote with the BDN’s Election Day primer

on June 09, 2014, at 10:50 a.m.
U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl waits in a pick-up truck before he is freed at the Afghan border, in this still image from video released June 4, 2014.

Kerry calls threats of swapped Taliban prisoners to resume war ‘a lot of baloney’

By David Lerman and Greg Giroux, Bloomberg on June 09, 2014, at 7:06 a.m.

3 Democrats vie for York County Sheriff

By Casey Conley, Foster's Daily Democrat on June 09, 2014, at 6:07 a.m.