The vexing question is not whether Russia tried to influence the U.S. election. It did. It’s not whether President-elect Trump’s pick for secretary of state or several of his close advisers have unsavory connections to Russia. They do. And, frankly, it really doesn’t matter if Russia intended to sow chaos in the election and undermine […]
Trump is president, LePage is governor, and they show that they’ll use that power to drive down trust in our institutions.
As a former journalist, it’s difficult to break years of training — and good manners — to call someone a racist, a misogynist, a bigot or a liar.
The temptation, beginning today and lasting right on through until that big bright ball drops in Times Square on New Year’s Eve, will be to put politics aside and to rejoice in the holidays. After a long, hard-fought and divisive campaign, we could all use a little relief from the stress and the worry generated […]
We cannot allow the outrageous to become normal.
My kids have never really known a time that didn’t involve politics. Since they’ve been old enough to stuff an envelope, stick a yard sign into the ground or knock on a door, they’ve been part of every campaign I’ve worked on. They’ve had some amazing opportunities. They’ve met presidents, first ladies and governors. They […]
By trying to avoid Trump, Poliquin is stuck in the middle of no man’s land.
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?”