Jared Golden will become a father in 2021 Jared Golden and his wife, Isobel, are expecting their first child next year. by Christopher Burns November 26, 2020November 27, 2020 Maine’s 2020 election turnout was among highest in US by Jessica Piper November 25, 2020November 25, 2020 Moosehead-region tribe’s bid for state recognition is nearly 200 years in the making by Caitlin Andrews November 25, 2020November 25, 2020 Maine’s massive pandemic budget gap may not be as bad as thought by Jessica Piper November 25, 2020November 24, 2020 Janet Mills extends state of civil emergency as virus cases soar by Rosemary Lausier Maine’s coronavirus situation is worse than ever by Michael Shepherd and Jessica Piper Trump’s proposed Afghanistan drawdown divides Maine congressional delegation by Jessica Piper Maine certifies Biden’s victory in the state’s election by The Associated Press Maine Election 2020 Angus King says Trump’s firing of cybersecurity head inflicts ‘severe damage’ on country by David Marino Jr. November 18, 2020November 19, 2020 Trump showed divide between ‘two Maines,’ but the shift may outlast him by Jessica Piper November 16, 2020November 16, 2020 A Black doctor will be 1st Democrat in 30 years to serve a conservative piece of Maine by Caitlin Andrews November 16, 2020November 16, 2020 Jared Golden won. His DC roommate lost. He says Democrats must show independence. Angus King calls Trump’s refusal to share intel with Joe Biden ‘dangerous for national security’ NATIONAL POLITICS Trump administration moves ahead on gutting bird protections November 27, 2020November 27, 2020 Appeals court rejects Trump challenge of Pennsylvania race November 27, 2020November 27, 2020 Georgia Trump supporters fight on in court November 27, 2020November 27, 2020 Trump says he’ll leave if Electoral College seats Biden November 27, 2020November 27, 2020 Supreme Court blocks NY virus limits on houses of worship November 26, 2020November 26, 2020 Trump and allies still refuse to accept his election loss November 26, 2020November 26, 2020 Biden seeks unity as Trump stokes fading embers of campaign Biden, in a Thanksgiving-eve address to the nation, put the surging pandemic front and center, pledging to tap the “vast powers” of the federal government and to “change the course of the disease” once in office. Trump pardons Michael Flynn, taking direct aim at Russia probe Flynn is the second Trump associate convicted in the Russia probe to be granted clemency by the president. Joe Biden to deliver a Thanksgiving address seeking US unity Biden’s transition team said the president-elect will “discuss the shared sacrifices Americans are making this holiday season and say that we can and will get through the current crisis together.” Trump vents about election as agencies aid Biden transition President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that he is not giving up his fight to overturn the election results. Joe Biden prioritizes experience with Cabinet picks Competence is making a comeback. Joe Biden says ‘American is back’ as he pushes past Trump era with nominees Biden said he was “struck” by how world leaders have told him that they look forward to the U.S. “reasserting its historic role as a global leader.” Joe Biden win over Trump in in Nevada made official by court The action will deliver six electoral votes from the western U.S. battleground state to Biden. Joe Biden certified as winner of Pennsylvania presidential vote That comes after three weeks of vote counting and a string of failed legal challenges by Trump. Trump directs team to cooperate after US agency allows formal Biden transition to begin The move clears the way for Biden aides to begin coordinating with federal agencies on plans for takeover on Jan. 20. Democratic dark-money network put $4M into early anti-Susan Collins effort Their funding sources cannot be traced to individuals, though some financial information can be gleaned via yearly tax returns. Joe Biden picks former CIA official over Angus King for top intelligence post Avril Haines, a former CIA deputy director, will become the first woman to serve as director of national intelligence if confirmed. Trump campaign legal team distances itself from Sidney Powell Perhaps Sidney Powell has gone too far for even Rudy Giuliani this time. Trump aims to box in Joe Biden abroad, but it may not work Many of these decisions can be withdrawn or significantly amended by Joe Biden when he takes office on Jan. 20. Maine prepares for December sprint to distribute coronavirus vaccine Encouraging news about coronavirus vaccine development continues to flow in, with the potential for a vaccine approved by mid-December. Maine’s 2nd District could become more blue after 2021 The more conservative 2nd Congressional District has lost population over the past decade while the reliably liberal 1st District has grown. Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.