Gun control-related ballot measures in four states are expected to pass on Tuesday, opinion polls show, after gun safety advocates poured a massive amount of money into backing the initiatives.
Combative Maine Governor Paul LePage told a radio host on Tuesday that he was considering not finishing his term in office, amid a wave of criticism after he left a lawmaker a profanity-filled voicemail. But the two-term, Tea Party-backed Republican governor subsequently appeared to backtrack on the idea, paraphrasing Mark Twain in a tweet that read in part: “The reports of my political demise are greatly exaggerated.”
When considering LePage’s actions, it is irresistible to compare him to Donald Trump. Each is controversial, irascible and able to send liberals—along with many, many Republicans—into fits of apoplexy.
To fully explain why Maine Gov. Paul LePage, in order to justify his claim that “the enemy right now — the overwhelming majority of people coming in — are people of color or people of Hispanic origin,” and implying that the enemy as such should be shot, it’s necessary first to visit Twitter.
At the state party convention this weekend, all 14 at-large delegates elected support Cruz, which gives him 19 of the 23 delegates Maine is sending to the national convention in Cleveland.
Maine’s Tea Party-aligned Gov. Paul LePage made a stunning comment at a town hall meeting Wednesday, on a “problem” that drug dealers create in the state.
Although the nation’s unemployment rate has been around a seven-year low of about 5.4 percent, job growth among the states has been uneven, with several showing only meager gains more than five years removed from the depths of the Great Recession.
Voters in Maine are facing the question of how to manage the bear population in a way that satisfies animal rights groups who are lobbying to ban hunting methods.
I admit it, I love shopping online as much as the next person. It probably started with Amazon more years ago than I care to remember, and very quickly morphed into my default way to shop for everything. But way back before online existed and chain bookstores were the norm, I used to haunt what […]
Maine governor Paul LePage (R) finally has a smoking gun in his effort to restrict welfare programs — at least according to him. According to a much-hyped study conducted by the state department of Health and Human Services, recipients of social programs like SNAP and TANF used money from these programs at places like bars, […]