Maine Insights

Pres. Obama: “Come together around one choice, one candidate, who you know will fight for you … Mike Michaud

Pres. Barack Obama in Maine, Oct 30 for Mike Michaud for Governor. Photo by Morgan Rogers

Pres. Barack Obama in Maine, Oct 30 for Mike Michaud for Governor. Photo by Morgan Rogers

ANA Maine supports CDC Guidance, not Mandatory Quarantine for Health Care Professionals like the one imposed on Hickox

The American Nurses Association (ANA) Maine supports CDC Guidance, not Mandatory Quarantine for Health Care Professionals like the one imposed on Hickox after she returned from treating ebola patients in West Africa.

Sen Angus King announces he is switching to support for Michaud for Governor

Today, U.S. Senator Angus King (I-ME) released the following statement in response to today’s announcement by Eliot Cutler “releasing” his supporters to vote their consciences.

The Constellation Gallery, home of the Maine Artist Collective, puts out a “Call for Art”

Summer Stroll, is an example of an 8x10 print for sale at the gallery

Summer Stroll, is an example of an 8×10 print for sale at the gallery

High-profile Cutler supporters announce their shift to support Michaud

Poll shows Michaud locked in dead heat with LePage for Maine’s governorship

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Clinton energizes Michaud supporters and tells them to “veto” LePage

Hillary Rodham Clinton, former Secretary of State, and former U.S. Senator from New York,  in Maine for Congressman Mike Michaud.</p />
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Maine Governor’s race neck and neck

Public Policy Polling’s newest Maine survey finds that after three televised debates, the race for governor is still a very tight contest between incumbent Paul LePage and Democrat Mike Michaud. LePage and Michaud each have 40 percent, with Eliot Cutler trailing at 17 percent.

The biggest factor in this race remaining so close is that Cutler, consistently in a distant third place, is continuing to siphon off enough of the anti-LePage vote to keep the contest in toss-up range.

Out-of-State Tea Party donors give $50,000 to Cutler PAC in Maine

The Campaign for Maine, the political action committee supporting Eliot Cutler, received $50,000 in contributions from major, out-of-state Republican donors in its most recent campaign finance report. The donors, James and Marilyn Hebenstreit of Kansas, also contributed the maximum amount to Eliot Cutler’s campaign in September.