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Trump disbands voter fraud commission, which now refuses to give Dunlap documents

President Trump this week pulled the plug on his controversial voter fraud commission, but the drama surrounding it has only escalated. Trump’s decision came on the heels of a federal… Read more »

Sen. Collins under fire from liberals, centrists after tax reform vote

Senator Collins’ support of the Republicans’ controversial tax reform bill has tarnished her reputation with liberals and centrists, experts told me for this week’s story in the Maine Sunday Telegram,… Read more »

Federal judge rules against Trump voter fraud commission in dispute with Maine commissioner

Late yesterday evening, a federal judge riled in favor of Maine’s member of President Trump’s voter fraud commission, who had sought an injunction to force the body to provide him access to… Read more »

Maine: state plan to mitigate the infamous Wiscasset traffic bottleneck turns acrimonious

The state has a plan to mitigate Maine’s most infamous summer traffic bottleneck, the one in the historic village of Wiscasset, where US Route 1 passes down Main Street to… Read more »

Maine: Wiscasset sues state over controversial traffic project

If you’ve visited Midcoast Maine in the past quarter century of summers, you’re probably aquatinted with the state’s most notorious traffic bottleneck: Route 1 as it passes through the historic… Read more »

George HW Bush’s legacy likely to survive serial groping allegations

For this week’s Maine Sunday Telegram, I asked a number of presidential scholars, biographers, and political scientists what effect they thought the serial groping allegations against former President George HW… Read more »

Facing threat to shellfish industries, Maine doing pretty much nothing

“Mayday,” the Portland Press Herald series on the effects — now and moving forward — of the rapid warming of the Gulf of Maine, came out two years ago and… Read more »

Maine member of Trump fraud commission not backing down

For months now I’ve been covering Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap’s participation in President Donald Trump’s Commission on Election Integrity for the Portland Press Herald. In that time, Dunlap… Read more »

Bill to “fix” problems in and around Acadia National Park moves forward on Capitol Hill

For those following the effort to resolve jurisdictional and territorial conflicts in and around Acadia National Park, I had an update recently in the Portland Press Herald. The bills that… Read more »

Maine member sues Trump’s voter fraud commission for access to proceedings

Today Maine’s member of President Trump’s voter fraud commission sued the body in federal court after its staff for weeks ignored his request for documents and information about its deliberations…. Read more »