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Mike Michaud Election Results: Democratic Governor Challenger Loses In Maine

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Mike Michaud (D-Maine) lost to Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) in the state's high-profile gubernatorial race Tuesday. Michaud, who was first elec...

Amanda Terkel

One Of The Nation's Most Unpopular GOP Governors Wins Re-election | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) won re-election on Tuesday, despite being one of the most unpopular governors in the country. LePage won i...

Freak Snowstorm Threatens To Knock Out Climate Change-Denying Governor

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

A freak early-season snowstorm has paralyzed large parts of Maine, leaving thousands without power and putting a damper on today's election. Some p...

Amanda Terkel

Eliot Cutler Tells Supporters To 'Vote Their Conscience' In Maine Gubernatorial Race | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Maine's Independent candidate for governor took a small step back from the race Wednesday, saying his supporters were free to vote for s...

Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections

Chris Cormier | Posted 12.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Chris Cormier

Attention gay men: You need to vote on November 4. Here are a few campaign highlights as a Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections, because pundits don't know how to explain how important this election is in "gay man's terms." Meet your ballot box divas.

Paul LePage vs. Mike Michaud vs. Eliot Cutler Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Maine Governor's Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Paul LePage vs. Mike Michaud vs. Eliot Cutler Governor's race? One that will give you an unbia...

GOP Governors Group Hits Democrats In Colorado And Maine

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic governor of Colorado is soft on a convicted killer and the Democrats' hopeful in Maine would dole out millions in t...

Bill Clinton Hitting The Campaign Trail For Paul LePage Challenger

Reuters | Posted 10.27.2014 | Politics

By Dave Sherwood PORTLAND, Maine, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Former President Bill Clinton will come to Maine on Tuesday to campaign for the ...

Gabby Giffords Tries To Resurrect Gun Control Issue In Maine

AP | ALANNA DURKIN and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Trying to make good on a promise to make gun control a part of the midterm election debate, Gabby Giffords will visit Maine Sa...

These 3 Governors Are Definitely Not Good Neighbors

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) campaigned on Monday for Rep. Mike Michaud (D-Maine), who is running to unseat Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R). Pat...

Gay Dem Gubernatorial Candidate Fills Key Role At State's Biggest Pride Parade

AP | ALANNA DURKIN | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Democratic candidate who reluctantly made public his homosexuality last year found himself serving as the grand marshal of ...

Why Using Campus Security Stats to Rank Colleges Won't Work

Annie E. Clark | Posted 06.18.2014 | College
Annie E. Clark

As I told the mother interested in sending her daughter to a "safe school," families should look at the written and practiced policies at an institution.

Jon Ward

Govs. Paul LePage, Tom Corbett 'Too Clueless To Even Save Themselves,' Top Dem Says | Jon Ward | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Governors' races are not part of a Rubik's Cube like those in the Senate, an ever-changing puzzle with one burning question: Which party...

A Roadblock to Health Care

Rep. Mike Michaud | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics
Rep. Mike Michaud

You know the old adage "As Maine goes, so goes the nation"? Well, under the leadership of my opponent for governor, Gov. Paul LePage, that is no longer the case. Instead of leading Maine, he is making us fall behind.

Maine Governor Says We Shouldn't Be So Glum About Global Warming

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.05.2013 | Politics

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) suggested Thursday that global warming could actually be a good thing for his state, because the melting ice is opening up ...

Gay Congressman Says Coming Out Has Been Positive Experience

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics

PORTLAND, Maine -- PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — When the intensely private Rep. Mike Michaud laid bare his private life and announced he's gay, one openly...

Why 2013 Has Been 'The Gayest Year In Gay History'

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — In Maine, a congressman running for governor came out as gay. In Hawaii, lawmakers girded for a vote to legalize same-se...

Maine Governor Candidate Comes Out As Gay

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

Rep. Mike Michaud (D-Maine) came out as gay in a column released to three of Maine's major news outlets on Monday morning. Michaud, who officially ...

Luke Johnson

GOP Governor Recorded Making 47 Percent Comments | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) said that 47 percent of "able-bodied" Maine residents do not work, according to a recording of his remarks ob...

24-Year-Old Announces Run For Congress

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

A 24-year-old Maine state legislator has announced he's running for Congress, though he's not yet legally old enough to hold the job. For obvious reas...

Ex-Governor Not Running For Maine Senate Seat

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

PORTLAND, Maine — Former Gov. John Baldacci on Wednesday became the third prominent Democrat to bow out of the high-profile race for a U.S. Sena...

Potential Snowe Successor Bows Out

AP | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

LEWISTON, Maine -- Maine Congressman Mike Michaud says he has no plans to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Olympia Snowe. The Democrat a...

Ryan Grim

Progressive Favorite Chellie Pingree Likely To Run For Senate In Maine | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) is all but certain to make a bid for the Senate in the wake of Sen. Olympia Snowe's (R) retirement announ...

Snowe's Retirement Causes Scramble

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

PORTLAND, Maine — Maine Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe's decision to retire from the Senate caused a scramble Wednesday among potential Democrati...

Which Legislator Is Charging $2,500 For Chips And Salsa?

Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Herewith, LobbyBlog's three favorite political fundraisers happening this week: ANYTHING FIR CASH At noon on Tuesday, Rep. Mike Michaud (D-Maine) has...