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2 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

A do-nothing Congress

"Often the accurate answer to a usage question begins, 'It depends.' And what it depends on most often is where you are, who you are, who your listeners or readers are, and what the purpose in speaking or writing is."

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Related Topix: George Bush, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Maine

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Navajo Times

2 cabinet members visit tribal school in Maine

The two members of Obama's cabinet on Monday visited the Beatrice Rafferty School, located on the Passamaquoddy Pleasant Point reservation, which serves more than 100 students.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Bangor Daily News

Five Maine agricultural companies to share $471,571 in federal grants

Five Maine companies will share nearly half a million dollars in federal grants aimed at preserving rural jobs at companies that process or add to agricultural products.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maine, Agriculture, Science, United States Department of Agriculture

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Obama sends 2 Cabinet secretaries to tour Passamaquoddy school

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan , Maine Indian Education Superintendent Ron Jenkins, principal Mike Chadwick and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell speak with reporters after a tour of Beatrice Rafferty School at Pleasant Point on Monday.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Washington Post predicts Poliquin victory; Collins picks up another labor union endorsement

BDN photo by Brian Feulner Republican Bruce Poliquin's campaign in the 2nd Congressional District got a boost Thursday when the Washington Post predicted that he has a 64 percent chance of winning the election against Democrat Emily Cain and independent Blaine Richardson.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, John Baldacci, US Governors, Big Ant Studios, AFL, Video Games, Clinton, ME, US Senate, Republican, Susan Collins

Foster's Daily Democrat

Six Steps Toward a Stronger Sanford Cote, Synergize Sanford discuss leading city to a bright future

Have a plan. Use every experience, positive or negative, to help sharpen the ol' ax.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Bangor Daily News

UMaine to use $20M grant to establish sustainable aquaculture network

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $20 million grant to the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research at University of Maine to establish a Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network program in Maine.

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Related Topix: Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Angus King, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maine, Aquaculture, University of Maine

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Lincoln County News

Monhegan Celebrates 400th Anniversary

On the 400th anniversary of Captain John Smith's landing on Monhegan Island, Monhegan Plantation invites the public to join in recognizing this historic event on Aug. 5 and 6. Located 11 miles off the mid-Maine coast, Monhegan's natural advantages have been appreciated for thousands of years.

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Related Topix: Monhegan, ME, Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Angus King

Bangor Daily News

Eliot Cutler's "WooGate"? And what's the real effect of his candidacy?

Our post office has lace window curtains . Who else can say that? Are we the only ones in Maine with a P.O. like this? In the entire U.S. ? Barry Tower is our postmaster - as gentle and courteous a postman as you could ever ask for.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maine, US Governors, Paul LePage

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Boston Herald

James Carville speaking at Maine fundraiser

Democratic strategist James Carville is heading from the land of crawfish to the land of lobster to deliver the keynote speech at the Maine Democratic Party's annual summer fundraiser.

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Related Topix: Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Cutler stands by his claim that Democrats wooed him

A Seacoast Media Group 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, Maine

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Washington Post

Meet the only senator who has made a big donation to a super PAC. Surprise: Hea s a Rockefeller.

Democratic Sen. Jay Rockefeller is retiring this year after 30 years of serving West Virginia.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sports

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Miami Herald

Democratic chair: Maine's fall races a bellwether

The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee says defeating Maine's governor is critical to the party's efforts to raise the minimum wage and expand residents' access to health care.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maine, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, US Governors, Paul LePage, Social Security, Personal Finance

WMTW-TV Auburn

8 Things You Need To Know on Monday, July 28

Police are investigating what appears to be a case of deadly domestic violence in Saco, a top Democrat is in Portland for a rally and you'll soon be able to choose your hotel room using your smartphone.

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Related Topix: Saco, ME, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Portland, ME

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bangor Daily News

We need as many debates as possible ASAP so voters can fulfill their duty

"A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it is but a prologue to Farce or Tragedy or perhaps both," James Madison, the Father of the Constitution and the fourth president of the United States, wrote.

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Related Topix: Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maine, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

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, York County, ME, Kennebunkport, ME, US Governors, Paul LePage

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Veteran from Maine has change of heart on medal for courage under fire

On Oct. 15, 1970, in the steamy hot jungles of Vietnam, Pvt. Rob Jackson did something most soldiers probably would avoid.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

Bangor Daily News

Stephen Colbert takes LePage's side (for laughs): 'Maine...

As you can see above, political humorist and faux conservative talk show host Stephen Colbert rushed to the defense of Republican Maine Gov. Paul LePage - in his typical tongue-in-cheek, deadpan sarcastic way - during last night's episode of "The Colbert Report" on the cable channel Comedy Central.

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Related Topix: The Colbert Report, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Paul LePage

Wed Jul 23, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Sen. Angus King proposes study of York River

Legislation to provide federal funds for a comprehensive study of the York River has moved forward in the U.S. Senate, with a key committee vote on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, US House of Representatives, Democrat, York, ME

Bangor Daily News

MOFGA receives $1 million gift to help train more new farmers

A farming organization with a strong grassroots history announced Wednesday that it received a gift of $1 million to help support and train new farmers, the largest financial donation in its history.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME, Rockland, ME

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