The Republican health care plan punishes low-income people, people with disabilities, the elderly and children. All to pay for massive tax cuts for the wealthy.
Republicans will have to decide, quickly and publicly, whether they think everyone deserves access to health care or only some people do.
It’s clear that divisions remain, but Democrats need to leave them behind.
The governor likes to fight for the sake of fighting and shows us once again that he’s uninterested in the actual work of governing.
I don’t like Linda Bean’s politics. She politically, and financially, supports candidates and policies that are opposite of my beliefs. That’s her right. I don’t have to like it. And neither do you. But L.L Bean is a different story. The company and its positive impact on Maine is bigger and longer lasting than any […]
We cannot allow the outrageous to become normal.
The issues range from social and economic reform to election reform, but all five initiatives are on the ballot for a simple reason.
LePage’s welfare politics are about being vindictive and allowing blind ideology to guide policy instead of research and evidence.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has shown himself to be a much stronger candidate in the Democratic primary for president than many people expected. Sanders, after 25 years as U.S. congressman and U.S. senator, joined the Democratic Party only recently. For most of his political career, he was a small “i” independent and self-identified democratic socialist. […]
It’s not easy for me to say something nice about state Senate President Mike Thibodeau. He once voted to fire me and eliminate my job. (I know, I’m setting myself up here, but go ahead and take the easy shot.) Democratic state Sen. John Nutting was in a feud with the Baldacci administration, where I […]