George Conway Had the Perfect Response After New Poll Shows Susan Collins Losing to Her Democratic Rival Among Key Constituencies
Susan Collins's Democratic Challenger Perfectly Slams Collins for Saying Trump 'Learned a Lesson' From Impeachment
Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) continues to face bipartisan backlash for her votes during the Senate's impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
Republicans railed against Collins for voting to hear additional witnesses in the trial, but it was her vote to acquit the President—and her defense for doing so—that gave her frontrunning Democratic challenger—Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon—the perfect ammo.
Former Republican Governor Thinks White People Are the Real Victims If We Do Away With the Electoral College
During his tenure as the Governor of Maine, Tea Party Republican Paul LePage made national news several times for his casually racist comments—he once referred to "people of color or people of Hispanic origin" as "the enemy right now." And he has slowed down none since leaving office.
Now living in Florida, LePage frequently calls in or guests on conservative radio and TV programs like the Ingraham Angle.
Federal Judge Just Sided With Democrats in Florida Recount Lawsuit, Will Allow Thousands More Ballots to Be Counted
Over a week after the 2018 midterm elections, 11 major elections remain undecided. Seven in the US House, two in the US Senate and 2 Governor's races. Two of those 11 are in the state of Florida, where a Senate seat and Governor's race await recounts.
But not everyone supports counting all the votes cast. The GOP in several states—including Maine and Georgia in addition to Florida—took steps to halt recounts and run-offs. Federal lawsuits were filed by the GOP to stop counts while Democrats filed to count all of the ballots.
Republican Congressman Is Suing to Stop the Counting of Votes in His Dead Heat Re-election Race, Bucking the Will of Maine Voters
Voters in Maine learned Tuesday that incumbent Republican Representative Bruce Poliquin filed a lawsuit designed to subvert the will of Maine voters. Many reacted to the news with anger.
After years of discussion in the Maine legislature, the people of the state of Maine took ranked choice voting to a people's referendum vote—one where a measure is put on the ballot by citizen petition—and approved it with support from 52 percent of Maine voters. However the Maine Republican Party attempted to block implementation.
Maine Will Make History on Tuesday by Becoming the First State to Implement This System of Voting for Federal Races
"As Maine goes, so goes the nation" was a common phrase in United States politics back in the mid-1800s up until the early 20th century. Could that phrase make a comeback after November 2018?
In the 2018 primaries, Maine deployed a new voting system to determine candidates for Governor, the US House of Representatives and the US Senate for the November midterms. The new system is called ranked choice voting.