Luckily the press — and the state auditor — can look in more than one direction at a time.
An ad that highlighted the double standard women face when they run for office gave Emily Cain the opening for one of the most personal, powerful ads of the campaign season.
“Where would that money be spent? We’ve heard about the opiate issues in the state of Maine. Are we going to add more income to individuals so they can spend it on illegal activities?”
Violent, hateful rhetoric from political leaders is dangerous. It gives air to some of the ugliest impulses in society.
In a hard-hitting, blunt editorial published online tonight, The Washington Post, one of the most prestigious newspapers in the world, called upon Maine Gov. Paul LePage to resign. The paper cited the governor’s “unhinged racism and unhinged ravings” in a blistering editorial. The Post goes on to chronicle the governor’s damaging behavior, threats and lies, […]
The issues range from social and economic reform to election reform, but all five initiatives are on the ballot for a simple reason.
With a gridlocked Legislature and Republicans in the House and some in the Senate unwilling to act, Maine voters have only one reasonable recourse.
For Republicans who are trying to find their way, you know how history will judge these events and LePage.
LePage has tried to go about normal business this week, but there’s no going back.
When it comes to tests of character, Gov. Paul LePage rarely makes the grade. It’s nothing new for the governor to use race and fear to divide Maine. Like his juiced-up doppelganger Donald Trump, he’s perfectly fine with inciting violence, threatening illegal detention, abusing his authority to punish political opponents and misleading the public to […]