Maine Republican Party

Type: Organization
Name: Maine Republican Party
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Maine House speaker wants to increase senior housing

Maine Speaker of the House Mark Eves has unveiled a package of bills he will introduce in December to address the needs of elderly housing.One of the Democrat's plans is a $65 million bond to create 1,000 apartments for seniors across the state. Another ... [Published WMTW - 1 hour ago]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Early voting trend ripples through Maine’s gubernatorial race

In 2010, almost a quarter of Maine voters cast ballots before Election Day. Some say it gives political parties an edge and forces all candidates to alter their campaign tactics.Nearly one in four Mainers who voted in the 2010 gubernatorial election did ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Social messaging in Maine's political campaigns has become downright anti-social

LEWISTON — In the battle to message voters, political campaigns and their supporters in Maine are increasingly turning to social media — including Twitter and Facebook — to promote candidates and causes. But, the ever-evolving and instant medium also ... [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pennels withdrawn from Senate race

Stuart “Toby” Pennels, 55, the Casco-based financial adviser who was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident near Rangeley on Aug. 3, has been withdrawn from the Senate District 26 race.According to Jeff Vermette, the treasurer of the Windham Republican ... [Published Keep Me Current - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Maine GOP Busted Rigging Recruitment Rules for State House Candidates

Wednesday - Aug. 13, 2014SHARELocal news uncovers GOP pressured candidates to run, actively recruited candidates who don’t live in districtsAugusta, Maine - Just weeks after the Maine Republican Party held a press conference touting their  “full slate” ... [Published Maine Democratic Party - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

GOP candidate for District 97 has moved out of district but remains on ballot

BELFAST, Maine — Republicans in House District 97 have a candidate running this fall against incumbent Rep. Erin Herbig, D-Belfast, and Green Party challenger Paige Katharine Brown, but there’s a problem.That Republican candidate, Ben Bryant, moved out ... [Published Bangor Daily News - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Michaud Exploring Ways to Slash, Tax Veterans’ Benefits

Communications Director, Maine Republican Party Asked CBO for report proposing taxes on benefits, major cuts AUGUSTA — Congressman Michael Michaud  has requested  a report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) that proposes major cuts to veterans’ ... [Published Maine Republican Party - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Maine GOP Calls on Michaud to Take Stand on Drug Testing for Welfare

Contact: (207) 205-7793Communications Director, Maine Republican Party Chairman Bennett to Congressman Michaud: Voters deserve to knowAUGUSTA — Maine Republican Party chairman Richard Bennett on Wednesday called on Congressman Michaud to tell voters whether ... [Published Maine Republican Party - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

James Carville stumps for Rep. Mike Michaud in Maine

FREEPORT (WGME) -- A man known for telling it like it is is talking about the race for governor in Maine.James Carville went to the Maine Democratic Party's annual Muskie Lobster Bake in Freeport as their special guest. Carville is one of the nation's ... [Published WGME.com - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Chairman’s Statement on New Welfare Rule

Contact: (207) 205-7793Communications Director, Maine Republican Party LePage Administration announced new welfare-to-work policyAUGUSTA – Maine Republican Party chairman Richard Bennett issued the following statement regarding the LePage Administration’s ... [Published Maine Republican Party - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Chairman’s Statement on Unemployment Rate Drop

Contact:   (207) 205-7793Communications Director, Maine Republican PartyMaine GOP Republican reforms push unemployment down to 5.5%, long way to goPRESQUE ISLE — Maine Republican Party chairman Richard Bennett issued the following statement in response ... [Published Maine Republican Party - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Michaud Campaign Team Member has History of Crude, Sexist Remarks

Contact: (207) 205-7793Communications Director, Maine Republican Party Maine Republican Party demands answersAUGUSTA — The Maine Republican Party on Tuesday demanded answers from Congressman Michael Michaud regarding a member of his campaign team’s outrageous ... [Published Maine Republican Party - Jul 22 2014]

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"I'm very excited and so supportive. These are initiatives that meet the immediate needs of older Mainers trying to live in their homes and communities" said Jessica Maurer, of the Maine Council on Aging
"I don't believe that, I don't think endorsements have that kind of effect," King said. "I hope I can help somewhat and provide some momentum, but this campaign is going to pick up its own momentum as we head into the fall."
"I don't use it," Begin says of Facebook. "And I don't know many people who think it matters much. People who are really going to go out and vote in Maine see no value in it."

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Maine House speaker wants to increase senior ho... [Published WMTW - 1 hour ago]
Maine GOP Strategy of “Shoot First, Aim Later” ... [Published Maine Democratic Party - 2 hours ago]
King sings Cutler's praises, endorsing independ... [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 19 2014]
Social messaging in Maine's political campaigns... [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 17 2014]
Early voting trend ripples through Maine’s gube... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 17 2014]
Campaign Notebook: In Las Vegas, Michaud raises... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 17 2014]
Pennels withdrawn from Senate race [Published Keep Me Current - Aug 15 2014]
Maine GOP Busted Rigging Recruitment Rules for ... [Published Maine Democratic Party - Aug 14 2014]
GOP candidate for District 97 has moved out of ... [Published Bangor Daily News - Aug 13 2014]
Christie: GOP governors to spend millions in Maine [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Aug 12 2014]
Michaud Exploring Ways to Slash, Tax Veterans’ ... [Published Maine Republican Party - Aug 11 2014]
Andrew Ian Dodge was a man of principle and depth [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 10 2014]
Gabby Giffords to Maine Raising Money for Guber... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 09 2014]
Maine GOP Calls on Michaud to Take Stand on Dru... [Published Maine Republican Party - Aug 07 2014]
Press Memo: The truth on jobs data [Published Maine Republican Party - Aug 05 2014]
Our View: Time to debate issues, not number of ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 05 2014]
James Carville stumps for Rep. Mike Michaud in ... [Published WGME.com - Aug 04 2014]
Carville pans LePage at Democratic gathering in... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 04 2014]
Friday, Aug. 1, 2014: UMaine international stud... [Published Bangor Daily News - Jul 31 2014]
Medicare Anniversary Highlights Michaud’s Robbe... [Published Maine Republican Party - Jul 31 2014]
Bellows Caught on Camera Making False Statement... [Published Maine Republican Party - Jul 31 2014]
What happens when extremism becomes mainstream? [Published American Enterprise Institute - Jul 31 2014]
Campaign Notebook: Barney Frank helps Michaud b... [Published Portland Press Herald - Jul 27 2014]
Cutler says party asked him in 2011 to run as D... [Published Portland Press Herald - Jul 26 2014]
BREAKING: Cutler Was Maine Dems’ First Pick; Mi... [Published Maine Republican Party - Jul 26 2014]
Intern for Maine Democrat suspended for vulgar ... [Published Washington Examiner - Jul 25 2014]
Maine Senate president faces ethics fine for PA... [Published Portland Press Herald - Jul 24 2014]
What Happens When Extremism Becomes Mainstream? [Published National Journal - Jul 24 2014]
Michaud’s Stance on Immigration Crisis Remains ... [Published Maine Republican Party - Jul 24 2014]
Chairman’s Statement on New Welfare Rule [Published Maine Republican Party - Jul 24 2014]
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Gabby Giffords to Maine Raising Money for Guber... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 09 2014]
On August 9 Gabby Giffords will "[try] to resurrect gun control" by appearing in Maine to raise money for gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud (D). Michaud is currently the U.S. Rep. for Maine's 2nd District. According to the Associated Press ...
Maine Republicans Still Oppose Marriage Equalit... [Published Think Progress - Apr 28 2014]
Delegates at this weekend’s Maine GOP convention cheer Gov. Paul LePage, who opposes marriage equality. CREDIT: AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty This weekend, the Maine Republican Party adopted a new platform , which among other things, asserts an opposition ...
Rand Paul Touts GOP Unity, Endorses Susan Colli... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 27 2014]
The Maine Sunday Telegram has published a brief Q and A with Senator Rand Paul from his current visit to Maine. In it, they appear to have gone from trying to drive a wedge between Rand and his Fahter ron Paul, to driving one between him and fellow ...
Dem Congressional Candidate Too 'Sick' to Work ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Feb 27 2014]
The Congressional campaign of Maine State Senator Emily Cain (D-Orono) acknowledged Wednesday that she spoke at a fundraiser for her campaign Tuesday night after missing a meeting of the State Senate Appropriations Committee on which she serves earlier ...
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