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Poll shows LePage, Michaud in virtual tie in Maine race for governor

The survey gives the governor a slight lead -- his first in public poll -- but margin of error, other surveys indicates dead heat.

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Maine congressional candidates Cain, Poliquin close in fundraising

Cain, a Democrat, and Poliquin, a Republican, are well ahead of their opponents in the June 10 primary.

Maine Senate upholds LePage veto of solar rebate bill

The governor objected to the bill because it would’ve added 60 cents a year to residents’ electric bills.

Shenna Bellows gets boost from pro-choice EMILY’s List

The organization's fundraising messages will feature the Democratic candidate who is challenging Sen. Susan Collins.

Maine Legislature enacts $32 million budget fix

The proposal includes a provision to help hundreds of developmentally disabled Mainers waiting for home- and community-based support services.

Maine bill to halt virtual charter schools fails in House

The bill falls short of the two-thirds support that emergency measures, or bills that take effect immediately, need for final passage.

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“Congress has authorized the NSA and other intelligence agencies to spend billions of dollars spying on ordinary Americans while cutting funding for other programs such as Head Start and education. Congress’s priorities are all wrong.” — Shenna Bellows, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Read the article >>

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A Nebraska judge has ruled against the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry Canadian tar sands through the state.

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