It would be easy as governor to sit in the Blaine House and not rock the boat — but that’s not what Maine needs.
The truth is that, for well over a decade now, neither party has known how to handle Putin and, by extension, Russia.
Using the Electoral College to usurp the presidency is a partisan attack on the electoral process itself.
It would show Mainers that conservatives have a substantive, positive agenda to offer the state.
In Augusta, many legislators will be focused on the next election rather than the next session.
The filibuster checks the excesses of both parties, pushing both closer to the center.
With the unexpected victory of Donald Trump in the presidential election, elated Republicans all over the country are looking forward to the prospect of full control of the federal government come Jan. 20. However, though Republicans might be salivating at the prospect of all that they could accomplish, they would be wise to rein in […]
Candidates matter. And if there’s one thing voters hate, it’s being taken for granted.
If we want a better kind of politics, we can’t sit around and wait for the politicians to do it for us.
If a referendum doesn’t seem to solve a problem, but grows government, just say no.
We don’t know that ranked-choice voting will actually improve our system, only that it will change it.
Complaining won’t magically turn a bad candidate into a good one any more than shouting at referees turns a losing team into a winner.
If Cain closely follows her party’s blueprint for running a campaign, what can we expect of her in Congress?
Since Democrats didn’t offer many details on how they’d improve things, it’s up to voters to fill in the blanks.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will have to use the debates to reach out to those voters who have already rejected them.