Gov. LePage didn’t vote yesterday

Christopher Cousins | BDN

“Please be sure to do your civic duty and vote before the polls close tonight,” exhorted Governor Paul LePage on his official Facebook Page yesterday. Absentee voting records indicate, however, that he didn’t take his own advice. After getting a tip from a Democratic Party staffer, I took a look at the statewide absentee ballot […]

Yes we Cain, apparently

Brian Feulner | BDN

State Senator Emily Cain of Orono won the Democratic Primary for the Second Congressional District walking away last night, garnering around 70% of the vote over her opponent, fellow Senator Troy Jackson of Allagash. Throughout the race, Cain seemed to be playing in a different league from Jackson, leading by a wide margin in early […]

Maine’s right-wing outrage machine

Over the past few days, the conservative right in Maine has targeted the Maine People’s Alliance (for which I work as communications director) with a fascinating, coordinated attack. It started with an unfortunate oversight. A flier was distributed by MPA volunteers in districts across the state represented by Republicans who voted against accepting federal funding […]