Articles by Amy Fried

 
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The political courage we need in the age of Trump isn’t new to Maine

on Nov. 29, 2016, at 9:26 a.m.
The congressional career of Bill Cohen epitomizes the independence and courage needed to check Trump and hold him accountable.
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President-elect Trump has already misled America

on Nov. 15, 2016, at 6:08 a.m.
If Trump doesn’t deliver on his campaign promises, the cheers at big rallies may turn to jeers as citizens hold him accountable.
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Trump hiring of white supremacist and threat to free speech should lead Collins and King to respond

on Nov. 14, 2016, at 6:57 a.m.
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The historically ironic reason why President Trump cannot escape a flood of lawsuits

on Nov. 11, 2016, at 7:13 a.m.
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Yes, Trump’s a misogynist. But there are other reasons women support Clinton

on Nov. 01, 2016, at 10:37 a.m.
It’s now close to 100 years since women won the right to vote in 1920. If most women have their way, there will be a woman president in 2020.
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Bashful Republicans like Poliquin should speak out on Trump

on Oct. 18, 2016, at 9:36 a.m.
All candidates should say where they stand on this perilous transformation of American politics.
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As white working women voters go, so goes Maine’s Second Congressional district?

on Oct. 11, 2016, at 11:09 a.m.
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Trump’s poll obsession is much more than an obsession with polls

on Oct. 04, 2016, at 9:23 a.m.
Competent decision-making requires a clear-eyed look at the facts at hand and a desire to learn from mistakes.
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Johnson and Stein cannot win, but they can help Trump win

on Sept. 20, 2016, at 9:55 a.m.
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Susan Collins featured in ad of Republicans criticizing Trump

on Sept. 12, 2016, at 8:56 a.m.
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LePage’s governorship is essentially over

on Sept. 06, 2016, at 10:09 a.m.
What happens in November will affect what can be accomplished during the last two years of LePage’s governorship.
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Why Trump’s pivot will fail

on Aug. 23, 2016, at 9:07 a.m.
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For most Americans, Trump’s temperament alone disqualifies him

on Aug. 09, 2016, at 9:08 a.m.
In the most recent ABC/Washington Post poll, only one-third of Americans see Trump as having “the kind of personality and temperament to serve effectively as president.”
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Clinton speech wasn’t rhetorically brilliant. That made it work.

on July 29, 2016, at 11:39 a.m.
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Closing an incredible convention, Clinton can tap profound moments of her life and campaign

on July 28, 2016, at 10:13 a.m.
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Is our outlandish, consequential presidential campaign too far-fetched for Hollywood?

on July 26, 2016, at 10:31 a.m.
This political season’s peculiarities should not obscure the seriousness of the choice.
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Uproar in Philly does not reflect most Sanders backers

on July 25, 2016, at 4:28 p.m.
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Is Trump getting a negative bounce from the GOP convention?

on July 21, 2016, at 10:20 a.m.
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Authoritarianism and fear at the Trumpian GOP convention

on July 20, 2016, at 10:12 a.m.
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Where does Sanders’ revolution go next?

on July 12, 2016, at 8:52 a.m.
Bernie Sanders has urged his supporters to run for office and get involved in local campaigns. That’s a route followed by numerous Democrats who have been disappointed by a political loss.