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10 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Shenna Bellows shares stories of struggling Mainers during Bangor stop on walking campaign tour

U.S. Senate candidate Shenna Bellows spoke in front of Bangor's Paul Bunyan while making a campaign stop in Bangor on Tuesday as part of her campaign trek across Maine.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Daily Caller

GAO: 86,000 DOD Employees Have Federal Tax Debt

Security clearances were granted or approved for roughly 83,000 Department of Defense employees and contractors who together owe more than $730 million in federal tax debt, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Orrin Hatch, Conservative Political News

The Hill

Dodd-Frank is the new ObamaCare

"If you like your life, home, and auto insurance, you can keep them." No, President Obama didn't utter those words when he signed the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Foreclosures, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Senate, Republican

Roll Call

Possible Senate GOP Majority Would Be Young, but Would Have Enough Elders for Heft

In a possible GOP Senate majority, Cochran is one of many veterans who could reclaim gavels.

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Related Topix: US News, January, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Thad Cochran

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.

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

James Carville speaking at Democratic fundraiser

The Muskie Lobster Bake is being held Aug. 3 at the Wolfe's Neck Farm in Freeport, where party faithful are getting a chance to hear from Carville and meet Democratic candidates.

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

Bangor Daily News

We need as many debates as possible ASAP so voters can fulfill their duty

"A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it is but a prologue to Farce or Tragedy or perhaps both," James Madison, the Father of the Constitution and the fourth president of the United States, wrote.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Chellie Pingree, Maine, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

SeacoastOnline

York musician performs in Washington, D.C.

Megan Shusta, a French horn player who will be a sophomore at the New England Conservatory this fall, performed today in U.S. Senator Susan Collins' office.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Symphony, Arts

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Washington Examiner

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell hits Capitol Hill to drum up support for conservation program

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is making the rounds on Capitol Hill in hopes of swaying lawmakers to fully fund and permanently reauthorize a 50-year-old conservation program that expires next year.

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Related Topix: Offshore Drilling, US News, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Richard Burr

CBS News

Social Security IT project cost $300M and it doesn't work

After spending nearly $300 million on a new computer system to handle disability claims, the Social Security Administration still can't get it to work.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, McKinsey, Consulting, McKinsey & Company, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa

The Economist

Susan Collins: Her reign in Maine is easy to explain

POTATOES are serious business in Aroostook County. For miles along the roads of this sparsely populated part of Maine all you can see are potato fields.

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Related Topix: Maine, Michael Michaud, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Senator Angus King, Olympia Snowe, Maine Government

Republican Journal

Honoring our potato growers, and having fun doing it

The Maine Potato Blossom Festival is a time-honored tradition in Aroostook County.

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Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Maine, Aroostook County, ME, Fort Fairfield, ME, Agriculture, Science

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.

Wed Jul 23, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Your View: Students will continue to suffer under debt

Although at this time Hillary Clinton appears to remain the Democrats' preferred option in 2016, I was pleased to see that the article reminded America of the value brought to Congress with Elizabeth Warren's election in 2012.

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Related Topix: US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Senate, Bob Corker, Maine, Opinion

Silicon Alley Insider

'I Will Be Attacked as a Hater': Marco Rubio Explains Why He's Still Against Gay Marriage

Senator Marco Rubio , who is looking at running for president in 2016, gave a major speech on Wednesday outlining why he still holds fast to his socially conservative stance on same-sex marriage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Gay/Lesbian, Barack Obama, Democrat, Senator Mark Kirk

EMS1

Maine EMS receives grant to purchase new ambulance

The Tri-Town Ambulance and Emergency Rescue Service has been awarded a $3,000 grant and a $17,000 loan from the USDA Rural Development's Community Facility Loan and Grant program to purchase a new ambulance.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maine, US News, US Senate, Republican, United States Department of Agriculture

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Michaud intern crosses the line with crude, sexist remarks

On Tuesday, Ben Gagnon, an outspoken Michaud for Governor intern, posted on Twitter a collage of several of his past Tweets with the words "BREAKING NEWS: Sometimes I tweet things that some may find inappropriate."

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Related Topix: Twitter, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Deval Patrick

State of Maine

Governor LePage Urges Mainers to Ask Congress to Fix the Government Takeover of Health Care

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage issued a statement today about a ruling that would prevent the federal government from providing subsidies for health care insurance in dozens of states that use the federal insurance exchange, including Maine.

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Related Topix: Maine, US News, US Governors, Paul LePage, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Michael Michaud, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Olympia Snowe

Herald Gazette

Rockland awarded $200,000 grant for airport improvements

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the city of Rockland a grant in the amount of $198,000 for improvements at the Knox County Regional Airport.

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Related Topix: Rockland, ME, Knox County, ME, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Angus King

Bangor Daily News

Gifford's ice cream is a hit on Capitol Hill

Is ice cream made in Maine rich enough to sweeten the nasty gridlock on Capitol Hill? Gifford's Famous Ice Cream is giving it a spin.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Angus King, Life, Dessert, Food, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Ice Cream, Skowhegan, ME, Whole Foods Market

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