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 […]
It appears Maine would no longer be capable of reacting to a public health emergency.
The property tax bill comes when it comes, and most people pay it because it’s their obligation for being a good citizen.
The fact that Trump is paying so much attention to Maine isn’t a sign of strength here. It’s a sign of weakness just about everywhere else.
There is one idea on which most — not all, but most — Democrats and Republicans agree. There is a real and substantial difference between the policies, personalities and vision of the two candidates for president. The America of President Hillary Clinton will be drastically different and wholly and unquestionably better than the America of […]
The normal rules of politics would suggest that Trump is doomed but the rules of politics don’t seem to apply this campaign.