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Paul LePage Breaks A Woman's Heart By Skipping The Line To Adopt The Dog She Wanted

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics

Hannah Arsenault had her heart set on adopting a cute 2-year-old Jack Russell terrier mix she saw on the local shelter's website. Arsenault, 22, recen...

Paul LePage Warns Of Dirty Asylum Seekers Bringing The 'Ziki Fly'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.17.2016 | Politics

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) believes asylum-seekers are the "biggest problem" in the state because of the diseases they may be bringing in. "What happ...

Paul LePage Admits That He Was Actually Talking About Black Drug Dealers All Along

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.09.2016 | Politics

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) said Tuesday he felt an obligation to raise awareness about "black dealers" who bring drugs into the state, even though he ...

Paul LePage Urges Maine Residents To Shoot Drug Dealers

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) wants state residents to start shooting drug dealers on sight in order to help alleviate Maine's heroin crisis. "Everybody ...

Paul LePage Wants To Bring Back The Guillotine For Drug Traffickers

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.26.2016 | Politics

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) believes drug traffickers shouldn't just get longer prison sentences, they should be subjected to the death penalty -- spec...

Paul LePage Impeachment Effort Fails In Maine Legislature

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.14.2016 | Politics

An effort to impeach Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) failed Thursday, with a majority of legislators in the state House instead backing a symbolic "civilit...

Paul LePage Insists His Drug Remarks Weren't Racist Because 'Maine Is Essentially All White'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.08.2016 | Politics

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) held a press conference Friday to stop some of the damage from his recent comments about heroin dealers, insisting he was n...

Maine Gov. Paul LePage Considering Senate Run In 2018

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.27.2015 | Politics

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) said Tuesday he may run for Senate in 2018, which would pit him against Sen. Angus King (I-Maine). "I'm thinking about it ...

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Paul LePage Vows To Veto Every Democratic Bill Until Party Helps Kill Maine's Income Tax

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) pledged on Friday to veto every single bill sponsored by Democratic state lawmakers until they allow his cons...

Stephen King Demands Apology From Maine Gov

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics

Stephen King is calling on Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) to "man up and apologize" for accusing the famed novelist of leaving the state to avoid paying i...

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GOP Governor Blames Undocumented Immigrants For Spreading Disease

HuffingtonPost.com | Maxwell Tani | Posted 02.05.2015 | Politics

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) went after undocumented immigrants during his State of the State speech Tuesday, suggesting they were spreading HIV and oth...

Girl Meets Stupid in Maine

Cynthia Dill | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Cynthia Dill

Scenting the opportunity to grandstand with another pugnacious "conservative" governor, LePage trapped Kaci in her home, hounded her with unreasonable demands and baited her with legal proceedings.

Maine Governor Disputes Claim He Discussed Hanging Democratic Leaders With Extremist Group

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) is facing questions over his decision to repeatedly meet with activists who have ties to a group the FBI and Maine law enfo...

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Plagiarism Scandal Causing Headache For Maine Governor Paul LePage

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican Maine Gov. Paul LePage has suspended payments to a state consultant that was caught plagiarizing from a progressive think tan...

GOP Governor's Welfare Reform Adviser Plagiarized Report From Progressive Group

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

At least two full pages of a welfare reform report commissioned by Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) are lifted directly from work done by a progressive thin...

Veto-Wielding GOP Gov Faces Tough Reelection Fight

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics

By Dave Sherwood AUGUSTA, Maine, April 9 (Reuters) - Maine Republican governor Paul LePage vetoed a bill Wednesday to expand Medicaid ...

Maine Governor Proposes State Commission To Fact-Check Campaigns

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

A proposal by Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) to have the state's ethics panel fact-check campaign statements is raising concerns about possible First Amen...

GOP Governor Pushing To Loosen Child Labor Laws In 2014

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) will continue his push to loosen the state's child labor laws in the new year, arguing that 12-year-old children should not...

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GOP Governor Recorded Making 47 Percent Comments

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

GOP Gov: 'There's No Monopoly On Stupidity' In Washington

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

With 2013's 16-day government shutdown in the rearview mirror, one Republican revealed Thursday how surprised he was to see things go that far. Mai...

GOP Gov Launches Odd Marketing Effort

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

Nearly three weeks after he declared August lobster month, Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) has gone to serious lengths to take his message national. The...

GOP Gov. Wishes He Could 'Blow Up' Newspaper Building In Flight Simulator

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) launched a targeted verbal strike on a local newspaper Friday, joking that he wished he could find the office of the Portla...

Paul LePage Announces Reelection

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) told supporters at a private fundraiser hosted by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) that he intends to seek reelection, putt...

Paul LePage May Not Seek Second Term

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) announced on Wednesday that he may not seek a second term in office. According to the Maine Sun Journal, LePage was "cl...

State Governor Vetoes Climate Change Study

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 11.04.2014 | Green

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) vetoed legislation on Monday which would have authorized a long-term study to prepare the state's communities and businesse...