USPS says Maine voters should mail ballots 15 days before November election A total of 46 states received similar warnings. by Caitlin Andrews 40 mins ago18 seconds ago Janet Mills’ top lawyer steps down, will be replaced by environmental protection chief by Caitlin Andrews 2 hours ago58 mins ago Small-business group endorses Susan Collins by Christopher Burns 4 hours ago4 hours ago Maine high court’s CMP corridor decision will change referendum politics for good by Michael Shepherd, Caitlin Andrews and Jessica Piper 7 hours ago4 hours ago Civil rights rises up list of political issues you told us you care about most by Michael Shepherd and Jessica Piper Rep. Andrew McLean, D-Gorham, resigning from Maine Legislature by The Associated Press Susan Collins breaks with Trump on Postal Service, says cost-cutting could backfire by Jessica Piper Maine high court rules anti-CMP corridor referendum is unconstitutional by Caitlin Andrews Maine Election 2020 Maine secretary of state again rules GOP failed in bid to nix ranked-choice voting law by Caitlin Andrews August 13, 2020August 13, 2020 Ranked-choice voting goes to court again in Maine by Michael Shepherd, Caitlin Andrews and Jessica Piper August 13, 2020August 13, 2020 Maine considers supplying absentee ballot drop boxes amid pandemic, mail delays by Jessica Piper August 12, 2020August 13, 2020 Susan Collins is behind in latest Maine poll. But the gap isn’t insurmountable. Libertarian presidential candidate qualifies for Maine ballot, ending lawsuit against state NATIONAL POLITICS Top Homeland Security officials ineligible to run the agency, watchdog finds 4 hours ago4 hours ago 10 candidates vie to fill Joe Kennedy’s seat in Congress 6 hours ago6 hours ago Democrats tested in first party convention of pandemic era 7 hours ago7 hours ago Trump gives credence to racist Kamala Harris conspiracy theory 10 hours ago10 hours ago Federal appeals court rules male-only draft is constitutional August 13, 2020August 13, 2020 Trump rejects additional funding for Postal Service over his opposition to mail-in voting August 13, 2020August 13, 2020 Warning on Russia adds questions about Senate’s Joe Biden probe The investigation is unfolding as the country, months removed from an impeachment case that had centered on Ukraine, is dealing with a pandemic and confronting the issue of racial injustice. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris lash Trump at debut of historic VP choice Joe Biden and Kamala Harris pushed past their one-time political rivalry to deliver an aggressive attack on the character and performance of President Donald Trump. Janet Mills signals her aversion to job cuts or reduced education aid in budget overhaul The Democratic governor looks to be trying to reassure state employees and others that her request to slash spending will not result in seismic changes in government. 6 former EPA bosses call for agency reset after election The plan ranges from renouncing political influence in regulation to boosting climate-friendly electric vehicles. Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger Omar, seeking her second term in November, easily defeated Antone Melton-Meaux, an attorney and mediator who raised millions in the primary fight. Inside Joe Biden’s search for a running mate Forces in the country, and within the Democratic Party, were indeed pushing Biden toward a history-making pick. Women say they will fight sexism and other ‘ugly’ attacks on Kamala Harris The women’s groups say their efforts are informed by the sexism Hillary Clinton faced from Donald Trump, some of his supporters and the media during the 2016 campaign. Maine’s cities, towns seek to offset revenue lost to coronavirus For cities and towns across the state, uncertainty has made it harder to plan budgets. Maine voters’ level of concern about climate change breaks down by party lines An overwhelming majority of Maine voters are concerned about the impacts of climate change. Biden selects California Sen. Kamala Harris as running mate In choosing Harris, Biden is embracing a former rival from the Democratic primary who is familiar with the unique rigor of a national campaign. Lawsuit challenges border patrol checkpoints nearly 100 miles from Canada The legal director of the ACLU of New Hampshire, said the interior checkpoints are being used “as a ruse to unlawfully search and seize people for the purpose of general crime control.” A hard path for Susan Collins and 5 other takeaways from the BDN’s Maine poll Democrats are leading in Maine’s major races, according to a Bangor Daily News-Digital Research poll conducted in late July and early August. Sara Gideon leads Susan Collins in BDN poll as Democrats enter 2020 cycle with edge Democrats have healthy leads in Maine’s major races, with House Speaker Sara Gideon holding a 5-percentage point advantage over U.S. Sen. Susan Collins. Chellie Pingree joins push for USDA to keep school meal waivers Pingree and other representatives said some schools won’t be able to keep providing meals to students next year without the added flexibility. Maine Democrats have wide lead in voter registrations Enrollment is the highest since at least 1990. Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.