NEWLY ELECTED Speaker of the House Mark Eves, D-North Berwick, above, left, speaks to newly elected Senate President Justin Alfond, D-Portland, on Wednesday during a joint convention to elect constitutional officers in Augusta. The newly elected Maine Legislature, now back under Democratic control, is officially starting business for the 2013-14 session.

NEWLY ELECTED Speaker of the House Mark Eves, D-North Berwick, above, left, speaks to newly elected Senate President Justin Alfond, D-Portland, on Wednesday during a joint convention to elect constitutional officers in Augusta. The newly elected Maine Legislature, now back under Democratic control, is officially starting business for the 2013-14 session.

GOV. PAUL LEPAGE, at left, speaks Wednesday at the swearing-in ceremony for new representatives at the State House in Augusta. LePage administered the oath of office to the new Legislature.

GOV. PAUL LEPAGE, at left, speaks Wednesday at the swearing-in ceremony for new representatives at the State House in Augusta. LePage administered the oath of office to the new Legislature.

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