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Thursday | Republican Journal

Conservative to the Core - I was Tea Party before there was a Tea Party

My contumacious nature puts me in a perfect place to identify with the Tea Party.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US News, Tea Party, Susan Collins, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Thursday | Bangor Daily News

Cheryl Leeman for mayor?

I suspect we haven't seen the last of Cheryl Leeman, the Portland city councilor who's ending her three-decade run this year.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Home Listing, Home

Mon Aug 25, 2014

jdsupra.com

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine, Maine Government

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Atlantic

Third Party Watch in Maine

In most states, third-party candidacies are pipe dreams. Maine is one of the rare states in which independent candidates can and do win.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Susan Collins, Republican, Journalism, US Governors, Paul LePage

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Jeffords remembered for fierce independence

For most of his career, Jim Jeffords was one of a now all-but-vanished breed - a moderate-to-liberal Northeast Republican who championed the environment, education and the rights of disabled Americans.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lincoln Chafee, US Governors, Arlen Specter, George Bush

WAVE-TV Louisville

Jeffords remembered for fierce independence

The National Guard has arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters have again clashed with police in the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Arlen Specter, US Senate, Republican, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Lincoln Chafee

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Washington Post

Tea party label irks 2nd District hopeful Poliquin

Two years ago, Bruce Poliquin kicked off his U.S. Senate campaign at a tea party event and courted voters within the ultraconservative movement.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mike Lee, Maine, Barack Obama

SeacoastOnline

Can anyone cure D.C. gridlock?

Congress has left Washington for a five-week recess, and it's hard to see much difference.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Angus King, Personal Finance, Retirement, Senator Ted Cruz, Opinion

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Maine Technology Institute names state economic development official to be interim leader

Brian Whitney, director of business development and innovation for the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development, will serve as the acting director of the Maine Technology Institute, whose president, Bob Martin, was fired abruptly Thursday by Gov. Paul LePage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine, US Governors, Paul LePage

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Washington Times

Maine tea party activist Andrew Ian Dodge dies

The Colby College graduate and Libertarian ran unsuccessfully in 2012 for the Senate seat being vacated by Olympia Snowe.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Angus King, Colby College

Sat Aug 02, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

News Minute: Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news from The Associated Press

Former U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe and her husband, former Gov. John McKernan, are among the hosts for a fundraiser this month for Republican Gov. Paul LePage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Republican, Susan Collins, Senator Angus King, Vermont

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Snowe, McKernan part of group to host fundraiser for LePage, although they likely won't attend

Former U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe and her husband former Gov. John McKernan are among a group hosting a fundraising event for Republican Gov. Paul LePage's re-election campaign later in August.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Paul LePage, Chris Christie

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Hill

Dem goes grass roots on centrist dealmaker Collins

Probably the most centrist member of the GOP caucus, Maine's senior senator often seeks to be a dealmaker in an era of deeply partisan politics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Susan Collins, Maine, Senator Angus King, Tea Party

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