Category Archives: State Politics

Mainer to serve as Bernie Sanders’ New Hampshire primary director

Maheu at a Sanders rally in portland | photo by Jeff Kirlin/Thing of the Moment, courtesy of the campaign

Brandon Maheu, a longtime political operative living in Belfast, Maine, announced on social media this morning that he will soon be working as New Hampshire Primary Director for Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’ campaign for the Democratic nomination for president. “Joining Sen. Sanders’ campaign in New Hampshire in this capacity is a remarkable opportunity,” said Maheu […]

Anti-LePage rally dwarfs pro-LePage rally in Augusta

There were dueling rallies at the capitol yesterday, one organized by conservative groups to press lawmakers to uphold Governor Paul LePage’s veto of the budget, the other urging legislators to investigate and impeach the governor. The anti-LePage gathering, which was organized following his threatening of funding for at-risk students at a school rung by Good […]