Top Democrats move to call back Maine Legislature, but showdown with GOP could loom Members of the Legislature have two days to respond to the poll. by Michael Shepherd 2 hours ago2 hours ago Susan Collins says Trump shouldn’t have commuted Roger Stone’s sentence by Michael Shepherd 4 hours ago4 hours ago A guide to today’s election and how the pandemic will change it by Michael Shepherd July 14, 20202 hours ago Susan Collins proposes bailout for America’s buses amid pandemic by The Associated Press July 13, 2020July 13, 2020 Maine’s primary voters use unprecedented number of absentee ballots by The Associated Press How to vote in Maine’s Tuesday election if you haven’t already by Michael Shepherd How the GOP candidates are pitching themselves in Maine’s 2nd District primary by Caitlin Andrews Foreign policy becomes cudgel in GOP primary in Maine’s 2nd District by Michael Shepherd 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 White House turns on Fauci as Trump minimizes virus spike 7 hours ago7 hours ago Supreme Court clears way for execution of federal prisoner 8 hours ago8 hours ago Judge rules Mary Trump can distribute her book about her uncle July 13, 2020July 13, 2020 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 Trump wore the mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday. Collins wants to make adaptive vehicles affordable for vets Collins said she was motivated to propose the law change in part by the story of a disabled veteran in Shirley, Maine. It’s not just the presidency: Trump is changing the Congress Congress is confronting questions about its ability to shape the direction and future of the nation. Recording of 837 attorney-client phone calls in 4 county jails ‘borders on the ridiculous’ Four county jails that detain defendants before trial inappropriately recorded confidential phone calls in a massive breach of attorney-client privilege. Foreign students in Maine say ICE rule forces them to risk their health to stay in country International students have gotten used to living a restricted life subject to sudden changes throughout the Trump administration. Maine’s U.S. Senate primary showcases Democratic divide The consolidation around Gideon has irked some progressives in the state. Election experts warn of November disaster With four months until the presidential election, the litany of unresolved issues could block some voters from casting ballots and lead many citizens to distrust the outcome of one of the most pivotal races of their lifetimes. 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. Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.