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2 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Everybody has something to say about offshore wind development

The National Wildlife Federation has updated a 2010 assessment of offshore wind development along the East Coast in a report that calls for states bordering the Atlantic Ocean to set ambitious offshore wind power goals, invest in research and establish a competitive market for that power.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Angus King, Maine

8 hrs ago | Milford Mirror

Proposed legislation focuses on short-lived climate pollutants

The world typically focuses on the ill-effects of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and its destructive nature, but two U.S. Senators say some other harmful gases are being emitted every day that need attention.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, Milford, CT, Republican, Activism

10 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Friday, July 11, 2014: Hobby Lobby, Shenna Bellows, Eastport parking

Thank you for to the BDN for its excellent reporting on what the killing of Charlie Howard has led to in Maine.

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Related Topix: Eastport, ME, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine, Gay/Lesbian, Opinion

14 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Obamacare is working. Why isn't Maine taking full advantage of it?

Each spring my husband and I return to our Maine home, drive around this vast and wonderful state, and catch up with people we did not see over the winter.

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Related Topix: Maine, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe, Maine Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Health Insurance, Health

19 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Cutler to speak at York Rotary Club

Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler will speak at the York Rotary Club on Friday morning, July 11. The public is invited.

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Related Topix: York, ME, Eliot, ME, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Paul LePage

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Hill

Senators blast CMS for record payment errors

A Senate committee blasted the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Wednesday for failing to prevent record-high improper payments and for putting undue burden on falsely accused providers.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Medicaid, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Republican

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Centrist PAC supporting Pressler's U.S. Senate bid in South Dakota

A political action committee aimed at eliminating partisanship from American politics is endorsing independent candidate Larry Pressler in his bid to take back the U.S. Senate seat he held decades ago.

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Related Topix: Dartmouth College, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Daily Kos

Scheer on HRC on Snowden? Less important than 2014 Senate races

Bob Scheer, in his new article here , is right that Hillary, in criticizing Edward Snowden , is: Like President Obama, assumes that achieving and retaining the Presidency requires kid glove handling of the surveillance-supercharged mutation of the Eisenhower-named "military-industrial complex" .

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Angus King, Barack Obama

Tue Jul 08, 2014

National Public Radio

A Senator Turns His Bible Into A Political Tool

That explains why Arkansas Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor has a new ad in which, while holding a Bible and looking earnestly into the camera, he says: "I'm not ashamed to say that I believe in God and I believe in his word.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Barack Obama

Ctnewsjunkie.com

Murphy Battles Super Pollutants

The Super Pollutants Act of 2014 is a bipartisan piece of legislation introduced by Murphy and Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, last week.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Global Warming

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Pro-Michaud PAC pledges $2 million for television advertising in Maine gubernatorial race

A new political action committee that is supporting Democrat Mike Michaud in Maine's hotly contested governor's race said Monday that it will launch a television advertising campaign worth at least $2 million in the run-up to the November election.

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

Bangor Daily News

The ACA and Part-time Work

JUST prior to the recently published jobs report, the national GOP posted a press release on its website arguing , in part, that the ACA is pushing the economy into a part-time economy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law, Representative Joe Donnelly, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Education Etc.

Fri Jul 04, 2014

American Reporter

Market MoverDEWEY WINS! AGAIN

During the final debate last week, Barack Obama called John McCain on the negative ads, saying that 100 percent of his radio and television ads were negative.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John McCain, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, W.

Bangor Daily News

Obamacare is working. Why isn't Maine taking full advantage of it?

Theda Skocpol is a professor at Harvard University, member of the National Academy of Sciences and former president of the American Political Science Association.

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Related Topix: Maine, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe, Maine Government, Harvard University, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Washington Post

Rupture-Prone Oil Trains Continue Rolling After Quebec Crash

When Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner sees rail cars full of crude oil rumble down the tracks that criss- cross his Chicago-area town, he often thinks about the derailment that killed 47 people almost a year ago in Canada.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Boat Disaster, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Sun Journal

Bellows challenges Collins to 10 debates in U.S. Senate race

Democratic candidate Shenna Bellows is going to debate Republican Sen. Susan Collins 10 times in the race for the U.S. Senate seat.

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

Fairfield Citizen-News

Letter: Don't weaken truck-safety rules

The Connecticut Citizens Transportation Lobby commends U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy for so strongly opposing the proposed Senate move to weaken new regulations regarding truck safety on our highways.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Republican

Twin City Times

Enough is Enough: Democrats remain silent on Lewiston's asylum seekers

Before getting to this week's column, I have some news that should make Maine's struggling taxpayers happy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Immigration Reform, Republican, Lewiston, ME

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Lincoln County News

King Delivers Keynote Address at Bigelow's 40th Anniversary

The Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in East Boothbay celebrated its 40th anniversary with a formal program, laboratory tours, and a reception on June 27. U.S. Sen. Angus King delivered the keynote address in front of a crowd of about 100.

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

Milford Mirror

Murphy visits Milford today to talk about climate laws

Today, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy will hold a roundtable discussion with local environmental advocates and researchers in Milford to gather input for his bipartisan Super Pollutants Act of 2014, which he announced last week with U.S. Senator Susan Collins .

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Related Topix: Milford, CT, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Murphy, Republican

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