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1 hr ago | SeacoastOnline

Cutler stands by claim that Democrats wooed him

A York County Coast Star story stirred the political pot in Maine Friday, with independent candidate for governor Eliot Cutler standing by his claim that he was wooed by Democrats to be their candidate.

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Related Topix: US News, Michael Michaud, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Chellie Pingree, York County, ME, Kennebunkport, ME, US Governors

5 hrs ago | Sun Journal

Immigration becomes an issue in Maine governor's race

The debate over immigration is raging in the three-person race for governor in Maine, far from where an influx of central American youth is crossing the nation's southern border.

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Related Topix: Maine, Maine Government, Immigration Reform, US Governors, US News, Illegal Immigration

9 hrs ago | Sun Journal

Bill aimed at state's worst OUI offenders goes into effect Aug. 1

The "worst of the worst" drunk drivers face stiffer penalties and longer consideration of their past offenses under a Maine law that goes into effect Aug. 1. The bill, LD 1729, was proposed this past session by Rep. Tim Marks, D-Pittston, a 25-year state trooper who retired four years ago.

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Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Holidays, US Governors

14 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Are we allowed to laugh out loud these days in pursuit of politics?

Mike: Well Cynthia, we have two columns under our belt now. One thing I've learned is that some people seem to take this way too seriously .

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Border children's plight, explained: Long court process could end with deportation or legal status

Two young girls watch a World Cup soccer match on a television from their holding area where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Arizona June 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Prison, McAllen, TX, US Governors, Family, Kids

State of Maine

Governor LePage Designates $10,000 In Contingency Funds For Veterans Memorial Park

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage has designated $10,000 from his contingency fund to support the construction and maintenance of a memorial park in Caribou, built by the Veterans Memorial Park Association.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Caribou, ME, Life, Veteran Affairs

Free Republic

Unions put teachers on streets — for votes

Teachers unions are struggling to protect their political clout, but as the midterm elections approach, they're fighting back with their most popular asset: the teachers themselves.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania

Bangor Daily News

LePage avoids partisan politics when it comes to judicial appointments

Bangor lawyer Aaron Frey and other Democrats in the legal community were worried when Gov. Paul LePage took office 3A1 2 years ago about whether he would place politics above putting a deliberate, thoughtful person on the bench when nominating lawyers to be judges.

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Related Topix: Bangor, ME, US News, US Governors, Maine, Maine Government

Sun Journal

Michaud campaign has more cash than LePage, Cutler campaigns

Mike Michaud continues to outpace his two gubernatorial opponents in the money race as the campaigns heat up leading into August.

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Related Topix: Michael Michaud, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Culture change needed to transition Mainers from welfare to workforce

Those words were spoken in a different era, but they still ring true here in Maine today, and they are central to the new approach Republicans in Augusta are taking to move more Mainers from welfare to the workforce.

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Related Topix: Maine, Maine Government, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Opinion

Breitbart.com

Illegals Dumped in Maine

Maine Gov. Paul LePage blasted the Obama administration on Tuesday after discovering on a conference call with other governors and White House officials that eight illegal immigrant juveniles had been dumped in his state.

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Related Topix: Maine, Maine Government, US Governors, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration

WMTW-TV Auburn

8 Things You Need To Know on Wednesday, July 23

Market Basket CEOs have released a statement to protesting employees, the Red Cross is asking for your help and Chrysler has announced a recall.

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Related Topix: Biddeford, ME, US Governors, Eliot, ME, Augusta, ME

Bangor Daily News

Diane Jackson joints Maine DECD as business account executive

Gov. Paul R. LePage on Wednesday welcomed Diane Jackson of Oxford to his team of business account executives within the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development.

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Related Topix: Maine, US Governors, Lewiston, ME, Marketing

WMTW-TV Auburn

Wednesday headlines from WMTW News 8

YOU ARE WATCHING NEWS 8 NOW, I'M MEGHAN TORJUSSEN. AND I'M ERIN OVALLE. THE PROTESTS CONTINUE AT MARKET BASKET-- WITH NO END IN SIGHT.

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Related Topix: Biddeford, ME, US Governors

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

White House Tries to Ease Governors' Worries on Child Migrants

Responding to anxiety in the states about the child migration crisis, the White House worked to ease governors concerns in a conference call Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Alabama

State of Maine

Governor LePage Urges Mainers to Ask Congress to Fix the Government Takeover of Health Care

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage issued a statement today about a ruling that would prevent the federal government from providing subsidies for health care insurance in dozens of states that use the federal insurance exchange, including Maine.

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Related Topix: Maine, US News, US Governors, Susan Collins, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Michael Michaud, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Olympia Snowe

Bangor Daily News

Illegal immigration fight works for LePage but won't change the race

Maine Gov. Paul LePage's campaign is probably pretty pleased one of the hottest national political issues right now is the debate over illegal immigration.

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Related Topix: Maine, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Governors

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Herald Gazette

My mistake, yes, you cannot vote here in Maine. Can't say I am unhappy with that news.

I don't do politics. Common sense dictates that if you want to keep a friend you don't discuss two topics with them: Religion and Politics.

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Related Topix: Maine, US Governors, Social Security, Medicare, Personal Finance, Health

Switched

Deval Patrick Aims To Unseat Fellow Governor Paul LePage

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick campaigned on Monday for Rep. Mike Michaud , who is running to unseat Maine Gov. Paul LePage .

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Related Topix: US Governors, Deval Patrick, Peter Shumlin, US Politics, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Illinois

WTEN-TV Albany

Michaud gets a boost from 2 New England governors

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin say Mainers should elect someone who's willing to work with other New England governors on regional issues.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Maine

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