This week in our column, we discussed whether the Governor would be able to avoid being a distraction from now to Election Day. We both speculated that he would be a little more reserved in an attempt to protect his party’s control of the Legislature. Little did we realize that within 24 hours of publishing […]
Phil: Love him or hate him, Gov. Paul LePage is clearly the most influential and controversial figure in Maine politics today. In terms of the fall elections, what impact do you think he will have on the outcome? Ethan: Are you asking whether he will be a powerful beast who ensures Republicans maintain their death […]
Watch Ethan & Phil discuss the challenge King presented to other US Senate candidates around PAC money. Was it was a self-serving publicity stunt or meaningful statement, and what influence this kind of money might have on Maine? They also discuss Charlie Summers’ decision to hire Lance Dutson, former head of the Maine Heritage Policy […]
Watch Ethan and Phil discuss the political and practical implications on Maine of the Supreme Court health care decision. Who are the political winners and losers, what is the impact for the legislature and Governor LePage who delayed implementing the law, and will this impact the fall state legislative races.