By Steve Mistler, MPBN on Aug. 26, 2016, at 9:43 p.m.
“He was Trump before Trump,” Larry Sabato said.
By Emily Stephenson, Reuters on Aug. 26, 2016, at 8:19 p.m.
The ad shows video of Trump’s controversial pitch to black voters, in which the Republican candidate urges them to support him by asking, “What do you have to lose?”
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Aug. 26, 2016, at 7:23 p.m.
The Bangor Daily News played the audio of Gov. Paul LePage’s remarks for those interviewed or let them read a printed version.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 26, 2016, at 7:02 p.m.
The threat came two days after President Barack Obama signed an executive order accepting entrepreneur Roxanne Quimby’s 87,563-acre donation to the park service.
on Aug. 26, 2016, at 6:54 p.m.
on Aug. 26, 2016, at 6:30 p.m.
By Michael Shepherd on Aug. 26, 2016, at 1:49 p.m.
Kicking off a two-stop Maine visit on Friday, Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson told a Portland crowd that his third-party administration would not “be afraid to take positions that haven’t been taken.”
By Stephen Betts on Aug. 26, 2016, at 1:04 p.m.
The City Council is scheduled next month to discuss whether it should hire a new city manager before or after the November election.
on Aug. 26, 2016, at 11:16 a.m.
Gov. Paul LePage this week added Maine to a growing number of states that have passed or considered special fees on hybrid and electric vehicles. LePage and officials in other states raised concerns that high-efficiency or electric vehicles are not paying their fair share of road maintenance costs, which are funded largely through state and federal taxes on …
STATE & CAPITOL
on Aug. 26, 2016, at 9:02 a.m.
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HE SAID IT RIGHT
on Aug. 26, 2016, at 6 a.m.
C’est la vie. It is fait accompli. Seisin of thousands of acres of Maine has been signed over to the federal government. Maybe the Obama administration will rename Quimbyland something French. Or maybe not. Within hours of the deeds becoming public, the name and mailing address of the new “monument” were announced …
By Amanda Becker and Steve Holland, Reuters on Aug. 25, 2016, at 7:08 p.m.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton accused Donald Trump on Thursday of fueling America’s “radical fringe” with racist rhetoric.
By David Lawder, Reuters on Aug. 25, 2016, at 7:01 p.m.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday that the Senate will not vote on President Barack Obama’s signature Asian trade deal this year.
By Christopher Cousins on Aug. 25, 2016, at 4:30 p.m.
The leniency of the Maine Ethics Commission will be tested when it considers more than a dozen requests for mercy from candidates and political organizations who missed campaign finance filing deadlines.
POLL QUESTION | VIDEO
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 25, 2016, at 2:16 p.m.
The man who will oversee the new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument opened an office Thursday in the town that arguably has been most opposed to his efforts.
By Amy Sylvester on Aug. 25, 2016, at 12:19 p.m.
AUGUSTA – Rep. Jim Davitt received a perfect rating in the 127th Legislature from Maine Conservation Voters. “Conservation is key to ensuring a promising future for our state,” said Davitt, D-Hampden. “That’s true across the state but especially in rural Maine. In so many ways, our state’s economy and quality …
STATE & CAPITOL
on Aug. 25, 2016, at 9:08 a.m.
Good morning from Augusta. In two speaking appearances Wednesday, Gov. Paul LePage put himself back in the center of two race-related controversies, one he started and one touched off by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Trump prompted a national outcry and widespread condemnation in July when he criticized Khizr Khan, who spoke …
on Aug. 25, 2016, at 7:47 a.m.
It may not be the compelling campaign slogan in Maine political history, but you can’t fault First-District Republican congressional candidate Mark Holbrook for his directness. “If we want to make this country safe and great again and take the state of Maine forward, close your eyes, hold your nose, do …
on Aug. 25, 2016, at 6 a.m.
Steven Biel: It’s been 12 years since Maine voted to require the state to cover 55 percent of the cost of public education, and in all that time Augusta has never once hit the mark. So now voters are taking charge again with Question 2, the Stand Up for Students …
on Aug. 25, 2016, at 12:20 a.m.
Teachers are by and large an intensely devoted group of professionals. When the calendar turns to August we start focusing on curriculum planning and on ideas for improving our practice in the coming year. We read, we connect with colleagues locally, and we use technology to brainstorm with teachers all …