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Exploring the lasting legacy of early Maine and New Hampshire

Readers of The Lobster Coast and American Nations are aware of the lasting effects of Colonial Era events on the future trajectories and characteristics of North America’s disparate regional cultures… Read more »

Sinclair, “must run” commentary, and Maine’s WGME

In this week’s Maine Sunday Telegram, I write about the nation’s largest owner of local television stations, Sinclair Broadcasting Group, and the “must run” pro-Trump editorials it requires Maine’s WGME-13 to… Read more »

Trump voter fraud commission renews demand for state’s voter data — without commissioners’ approval

The vice-chair of President Donald Trump’s voter fraud commission has sent a second letter to all fifty states, renewing their demand for detailed voter registration data. But Maine secretary of… Read more »

Interior Department whistleblower is a Mainer

For Thursday’s Portland Press Herald I interviewed Joel Clement, the Department of Interior scientist and research director who wrote a fiery op-ed in Wednesday’s Washington Post alleging the Trump administration… Read more »

Sens. Collins, King warn Trump not to interfere with Mueller probe

In tomorrow’s Portland Press Herald, I have this story on Senator Susan Collins’ warning to President Trump regarding his implied threat to interfere with or fire Robert Mueller, the Justice… Read more »

Maine removed major dams and river herring have returned in a big way

In this week’s Maine Sunday Telegram, I wrote about the continuing recovery of river herring — alewives and blueback erring — in Maine rivers after the removal of major dams… Read more »

Sen. Collins opposes Senate health bill

In today’s Portland Press Herald, I report on how Maine’s U.S. Senators have reacted to the latest Republican Senate health care bill. Both oppose it in no uncertain terms, with… Read more »

Maine will partially comply with Trump election fraud commission demand

In yesterday’s Portland Press Herald, I wrote on how Maine’s secretary of state has reacted to the call by President Trump’s election fraud commission to turn over a vast array… Read more »

On pirates in Maine in the Press Herald and on WCSH-6

By coincidence, I both wrote about and was interviewed about pirates in Maine last week. Maine’s NBC affiliates, WCSH-6 here in Portland and WLBZ-2 in Bangor, were curious about the… Read more »

Sen. King, experts say not enough being done to prevent Russian attacks on state election systems

Last week I talked to Senator Angus King, I-Maine, and other experts about the Russian attacks on state electoral systems. Their message: the threat was real, it continues, and not… Read more »