Susan Collins proposes bailout for America’s buses amid pandemic The bill would provide $10 billion in emergency economic relief for bus services. by The Associated Press 6 hours ago15 mins ago Maine’s primary voters use unprecedented number of absentee ballots by The Associated Press 7 hours ago7 hours ago How to vote in Maine’s Tuesday election if you haven’t already by Michael Shepherd July 13, 20202 hours ago How the GOP candidates are pitching themselves in Maine’s 2nd District primary by Caitlin Andrews July 12, 2020July 12, 2020 Foreign policy becomes cudgel in GOP primary in Maine’s 2nd District by Michael Shepherd Collins wants to make adaptive vehicles affordable for vets by The Associated Press Recording of 837 attorney-client phone calls in 4 county jails ‘borders on the ridiculous’ by Pine Tree Watch Foreign students in Maine say ICE rule forces them to risk their health to stay in country by Eesha Pendharkar Maine Election 2020 Susan Collins ally wants conservative challenger kicked off Maine’s 2020 ballot by Michael Shepherd July 10, 2020July 10, 2020 2nd District GOP candidates seek to appeal to Trump support in rural Maine by The Associated Press July 9, 2020July 9, 2020 Poll gives Dale Crafts edge in GOP primary in Maine’s 2nd District by Jessica Piper July 8, 2020July 8, 2020 Election results not expected to be delayed in Maine despite virus changes Susan Collins confirms that she will skip the GOP convention next month NATIONAL POLITICS It’s Trump’s call on what the GOP convention will look like July 12, 2020July 12, 2020 Trump, Biden try to outdo each other on tough talk on China July 12, 2020July 12, 2020 Robert Mueller says Roger Stone remains a felon as he defends Russia probe July 12, 2020July 12, 2020 Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic July 12, 2020July 12, 2020 It’s not just the presidency: Trump is changing the Congress July 11, 2020July 11, 2020 Election experts warn of November disaster July 10, 2020July 10, 2020 Maine’s U.S. Senate primary showcases Democratic divide The consolidation around Gideon has irked some progressives in the state. Trump commutes longtime friend Roger Stone’s prison sentence Stone had been sentenced in February to three years and four months in prison for lying to Congress. Hillary Clinton to give online talk as part of Bar Harbor college’s summer institute Clinton is expected to address the online gathering live at 5 p.m. Monday, July 27. Trump postpones New Hampshire rally over tropical storm The event was to mark Trump’s first political rally after a multiweek hiatus caused by a nationwide surge in coronavirus cases. Maine panel narrows down $1B economic recovery plan, but says more money needed The recommendations would tap the federal CARES Act coronavirus funding that the governor is responsible for distributing. Janet Mills signs deal with Hydro-Quebec to provide corridor electricity to Maine The electricity will be enough to power 70,000 homes or 10,000 businesses, according to the governor’s office. Tapping into crime fears, GOP conflates mayhem with protests Democrats call the GOP drive an obvious diversion from issues they say voters care most about. Trump looks for political edge in latest high court rulings A renewed battle over the court looms as Trump seeks political advantage ahead of November’s election. Homeland Security gets new role under Trump monument order The deployment represents somewhat of a departure for Homeland Security, which was created after the 9/11 attacks. Eric Brakey is the top target of heavy outside spending in Maine’s 2nd District More than $1.2 million in independent expenditures have been spent on the race so far, according to the nonprofit Center for Responsive Politics. Eric Brakey goes on offensive in final Republican debate ahead of 2nd District primary In particular, Bennett and Brakey clashed. Former snowbird Paul LePage is back, declaring residency in Maine LePage posted a photo Thursday on Facebook showing that he’d replaced the Florida plates on his car with Maine license plates. Watch: Republicans debate for last time before primary in Maine’s 2nd District The race is still uncertain, with 79 percent of Republicans waiting to vote on Election Day and 19 percent undecided. Chellie Pingree pushes Trump administration to act on lobster industry aid The Democrat from Maine’s 1st District championed an amendment to a budget bill for the 2021 fiscal year urges the USDA to act immediately on aid to the lobster industry. Collins opposes Trump threats to cut funding to schools that don’t reopen this fall Collins said that schools must determine their own safety levels. Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.