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Bread and Roses: Reflections on Labor Day

Diane Russell | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics
Diane Russell

When the history books write about the past couple of years, we will be part of the masses they write about -- the ones who stood up against all odds, in solidarity, for what we believed in.

GOP Gov Wins On Mural Controversy

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

PORTLAND, Maine — Maine Gov. Paul LePage was within his rights when he ordered the removal of a mural depicting the history of the labor movemen...

Maine Governor Bombarded With Thousands Of Angry Emails Over Labor Mural Removal

AP | DAVID SHARP and GLENN ADAMS | Posted 08.19.2011 | Politics

AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage's decision to remove a mural depicting the history of the labor movement in Maine struck a raw nerve as critic...

Amanda Terkel

Maine Governor Never Saw Labor Mural He Ordered Removed

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics

What did Paul LePage, Maine's Republican governor, see in a state agency's labor mural that he found so troubling that he ordered it removed and spark...

Amanda Terkel

Federal Government Intervenes In Maine Mural Controversy

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The federal government is stepping into the labor mural controversy in Maine, demanding that the state either put the artwork back up at...

Amanda Terkel

Maine GOP Legislators Rebuke Gov. Paul LePage

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eight Republican state senators have issued a rare public rebuke of Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R), writing an op-ed expressing "discomfort ...

Amanda Terkel

Maine Governor Regrets Stirring Up Labor Mural Controversy

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just days after gaining national attention for pulling down a labor mural from a state agency, Gov. Paul LePage (R-Maine) appears to be ...

Maine Governor Taken To Task After Removal Of Labor Mural

AP | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics

PORTLAND, Maine -- The president of Mount Holyoke (HOH'-lee-ohk) College in Massachusetts has sent a scathing letter to the governor of Maine for remo...

Amanda Terkel

Maine Labor Mural Is GONE

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Maine Department of Labor quietly took down a mural depicting the state's labor history over the weekend, after Gov. Paul LePage (R)...