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LePage vetoes bill requiring annual welfare fraud report

His administration would need more money in order to provide such a report, he says.

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie to stump for LePage

Christie will appear at a May 7 fundraiser for the Maine governor, LePage’s campaign says.

Supreme Court wary of policing statements in political ads

Justices aren’t ruling on an Ohio law but they seem skeptical of speech rules.

Michaud calls for Maine to cut heating oil use

The gubernatorial candidate says his energy plan encourages new technology while reducing environmental impacts.

LePage calls Democrats’ defeat of his bills ‘shameful’

Among the measures that went down to defeat are an overhaul of the state’s welfare programs and the creation of special business zones.

Candidates reach out to Maine women

Blaine House hopefuls vie for the ‘crucial’ women’s vote, making their cases to the Women’s Legislative Council of Maine.

Rick Bennett seeks to unite Maine Republicans at state convention

The party’s chairman says his goal is for a drama-free event compared to the last convention, which he described as an ‘unmitigated disaster.’

Kevin Raye, Bruce Poliquin may clash in Bangor

The two Republican candidates for the 2nd District seat will take the stage Saturday.

Parties step up fundraising for House, Senate races

Donors are opening their wallets in a show of just how politically divided the United States remains.

126th Legislature recesses with clear winners and losers

Despite veto battles on the horizon, lawmakers can say they’ve managed to make some Mainers’ lives better.

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