Ben Grant, chairman of the Maine Democratic party speaks with reporters, Thursday, June 13, 2013, at the State House in Augusta, Maine. U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, D-Maine, announced that he is forming an exploratory committee and is beginning fundraising for a possible challenge of Gov. Paul LePage in 2014, taking a jab at the blunt-spoken Republican incumbent on Thursday by saying Maine needs a governor who “can restore civility in Augusta.” (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)