How Maine’s members of Congress voted this week Along with the week’s roll call votes, the House also passed the Fallen Journalists Memorial Act, among others. by Targeted News Service September 26, 2020September 26, 2020 In Maine, Jill Biden calls 2020 election ‘too important’ to sit out by Jessica Piper September 25, 2020September 25, 2020 Hack of Texas vendor forces delay in Bangor court’s online records expansion by The Associated Press September 25, 2020September 25, 2020 Susan Collins says opposing Trump high court pick ‘may well’ hurt her among conservatives by Jessica Piper September 25, 2020September 25, 2020 Susan Collins and Sara Gideon avoid their party poles in Supreme Court fight by Michael Shepherd and Caitlin Andrews Sara Gideon leads Susan Collins, most Mainers back waiting on high court pick in new poll by Michael Shepherd Jill Biden to campaign in Bangor and Blue Hill on Friday by Caitlin Andrews Sara Gideon wary of Democratic proposals to reshape Supreme Court by Jessica Piper Maine Election 2020 Susan Collins says she’s certain US will see peaceful transition if Trump loses by The Associated Press September 24, 2020September 24, 2020 Maine watchdog may probe shadowy poll aimed at Democratic legislative hopeful by Caitlin Andrews September 24, 2020September 25, 2020 Where Maine’s US Senate candidates stand on foreign policy in an inwardly focused race by Jessica Piper September 24, 2020September 24, 2020 Donald Trump Jr. stirs GOP base while stumping in Holden on Wednesday Mainers can rank choices for president in 2020, but it may not be a big factor NATIONAL POLITICS Trump expected to announce conservative Amy Coney Barrett for court September 26, 2020September 26, 2020 Chief Justice John Roberts faces fight over next nominee, possible disputed election September 25, 2020September 25, 2020 Appeals Court runs out of patience with fight over Trump’s taxes, calling his claims ‘highly contrived’ September 25, 2020September 25, 2020 Joe Biden’s low-key campaign style worries Democrats September 25, 2020September 25, 2020 Trump pays respects to late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg September 24, 2020September 24, 2020 Republicans push back after Trump declines to commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses September 24, 2020September 24, 2020 Maine’s high court to reconsider ruling allowing ranked-choice voting in presidential race The court granted the Maine Republican Party’s request on Wednesday for an expedited hearing. After Breonna Taylor ruling, Mainers say it’s time to reimagine the justice system In Portland, advocates plan to convene again Saturday afternoon, the latest in an ongoing series of rallies. Maine may spend the rest of its federal virus aid money with no more in sight The state has to make hard choices on what it wants to do with the leftover money. Progressives pledge to keep pushing Joe Biden to expand Supreme Court But Joe Biden, who ran a relatively centrist primary campaign, hasn’t embraced those calls. GOP senators see political gain in Supreme Court fight Beyond the Nov. 3 elections, some feel the generational goal of a solidly conservative court is worth the potential blowback. Trump won’t commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses It is highly unusual that a sitting president would express less than complete confidence in the American democracy’s electoral process. Trump works to win over Catholic voters on abortion issue Organizations representing obstetricians and gynecologists say the law already provides protections to newborns, whether born during a failed abortion or under other circumstances. Eric Trump must testify in NY probe before election after judge rejects request for delay The probe is focused on whether the Trump Organization lied about the value of its assets in order to get loans or tax benefits. Mills allocates $164 million in coronavirus relief funding to state schools This CARES Act funding complements an earlier $165 million allocation to schools. Trump, Biden fight to define campaign’s most pressing issues Since Ginsburg’s death sparked a battle over the future of the Supreme Court, Trump and Biden have fought to define the lens through which voters view the 2020 contest. Thousands expected to honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg at Supreme Court Ginsburg will lie in repose for two days at the court where she served for 27 years and, before that, argued six cases for gender equality in the 1970s. Susan Collins will oppose any Trump high court nominee advanced before election Senate Republicans appear to have the votes to confirm the nominee notwithstanding the opposition from the Maine senator in a tough 2020 re-election fight. Janet Mills calls approval of renewable energy projects ‘historic step forward’ The Democratic governor signed legislation in July 2019 to help boost renewable energy in Maine, create clean energy jobs and fight climate change. Donald Trump Jr. to campaign in Bangor area with 2nd District hopeful Dale Crafts It is the first visit by surrogates of either presidential campaign to the 2nd District this year. Ranked-choice voting will be used in Maine’s presidential election, high court rules The case hinged on 988 signatures collected by two circulators who were not registered to vote in the towns they circulated petitions in. Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.