Janet Mills extends state of civil emergency The state of civil emergency allows Maine to deploy all available tools to respond to COVID-19. by CBS 13 January 19, 2021January 19, 2021 Owls Head graffiti threatens Janet Mills’ life by Lauren Abbate January 19, 2021January 19, 2021 Maine lawmakers call for Capitol Police chief to be placed on leave for ‘reprehensible’ comments by Christopher Burns January 19, 202111 hours ago Maine Democratic Party to get new leadership by The Associated Press January 19, 2021January 19, 2021 Older Mainers will wait a while for a COVID-19 vaccine due to high demand by Caitlin Andrews, Jessica Piper and Michael Shepherd In email thread, Maine lawmakers air frustration that they still aren’t meeting in person by Caitlin Andrews Maine’s congressional delegation split on Joe Biden’s pitch for $15 minimum wage by Mal Leary, Maine Public Heavier police presence awaited a demonstration that never came to the Maine State House by Jessica Piper, Caitlin Andrews and Michael Shepherd NATIONAL POLITICS DC on lockdown and on edge before Joe Biden’s inauguration 19 mins ago19 mins ago Trump leaves the presidency with a chaotic legacy 37 mins ago37 mins ago Joe Biden has a chance to turn crisis into opportunity 44 mins ago44 mins ago Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon and dozens of others 53 mins ago53 mins ago @POTUS resets as Twitter juggles presidential accounts 11 hours ago11 hours ago 3 militia members charged with plotting Capitol breach 11 hours ago11 hours ago 2 Guard members made extremist statements about inauguration Twelve U.S. National Guard members have been removed from securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration after vetting by the FBI. Trump wishes Biden luck without naming him in farewell video Trump, who spent months trying to delegitimize President-elect Joe Biden’s win with baseless allegations of mass voter fraud, referenced the “next administration,” but declined to utter Biden’s name. Trump expected to issue flurry of pardons on last full day In one of his final acts as president, Trump was expected to grant clemency to as many as 100 people, according to two people briefed on the plans. Mitch McConnell says Trump ‘provoked’ violent mob that stormed Capitol “The mob was fed lies. They were provoked by the president and other powerful people.” Joe Biden’s DNI pick says no room for politics in intel agencies Avril Haines’ remarks implied a departure from the Trump administration’s record of pressuring intelligence officials to shape their analysis to the president’s liking. In the lowest moment of Trump’s presidency, tens of millions stick by him Trump supporters speak of him in reverential terms as the only president in memory who stood for working people rather than elites. Joe Biden picks transgender woman as assistant health secretary Rachel Levine is poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Joe Biden to propose 8-year citizenship path for immigrants That would affect an estimated 11 million people living in the U.S. without legal status. Joe Biden’s national security Cabinet nominees face Senate tests Putting his national security team in place quickly is a high priority for Biden. Republicans parrot far-right talk of a coming civil war The question is whether those stoking the war talk can be controlled by the party’s moderate elements. Inauguration rehearsal evacuated after fire in homeless camp Law enforcement officials said there was no threat to the public. Joe Biden aims for unifying speech at daunting moment for US Joe Biden will take the stage for his inaugural address at perhaps the most difficult starting point for a president since Franklin Roosevelt began his first term. What Joe Biden can and can’t get from an evenly divided Senate The road ahead for his ambitious legislative agenda remains complicated and murky. Trump allies orchestrated rally that ignited deadly Capitol riot It undercuts claims the event was the brainchild of Trump’s grassroots supporters. FBI vetting National Guard in DC amid fears of insider attack It reflects the extraordinary security concerns that have gripped Washington following the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol. Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.