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Election Reflections

All alliteration aside ……..

I am particularly pleased with election results here in my home state of Maine where not only was a Republican Governor who was constantly under attack by the Democrats and all manner of special interests convincingly reelected, but also the State Senate returned to the control of  Republicans.   751 more words

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Just another new kid in town

Last week, I introduced two new legislators who are both Democrats from Biddeford.This week, we take a trip to the other side of the political aisle and the town of Cornish to meet Nathan Wadsworth, a young man who has been an acquaintance of mine for almost a decade. 308 more words

Maine Politics

We were only freshmen

Democrats in Maine and across the country took a drubbing during last week’s elections, but there were a few bright spots, including the city of Biddeford, where State Senator David Dutremble easily fended off a challenge by Republican James Booth; and where two political newcomers held their party’s seats in the Maine Legislature. 848 more words

Maine Politics

Take Five

My wife, Governor Paul Lepage, Bill Nemitz, a charity auction and the in-patient psychiatric unit at Maine Medical Center.

How did these random things become connected last week, causing a bit of a stir on my Facebook page last night? 997 more words

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Pope Declares Governor LePage's Victory A Modern Miracle

Pope Francis today declared Maine Governor Paul LePage’s Election Day victory to be a modern miracle.

“I don’t throw around the term ‘miracle’ lightly, Austin,” The Holy Father explained to this Modern Philosopher via Skype.  509 more words


Down to the wire

This is the best time to be a campaign worker, and this is the worst time to be a campaign worker.

It’s the final push, and fewer than 100 hours now remain before the last votes are cast when the polls close. 658 more words

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My election predictions

With nine days remaining before the Nov. 4 midterms, I offer my predictions for several races here in Maine.

These are not necessarily the results I am hoping for, but they are the results I am betting on. 259 more words

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