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Trump Reportedly Urging Paul LePage To Run For US Senate, Offers Endorsement

The Republican Party swept the 2016 races and is now gearing up to fortify their majorities. A number of targets in both chambers have been identified. One is Independent Senator Angus King, who caucuses with Democrats. He is up for reelection in Maine, but has no credible challenger to this point. What about outgoing Governor Paul LePage? He will be termed out of office and has yet to announce political plans for the future. Although he was long speculated to be preparing for a run, he ultimately decided against it. This hasn’t stopped political allies and fans from urging him… Keep Reading

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Governor Paul LePage Needs To Reconsider Running For U.S. Senate

In terms of Maine politics, Angus King is easily one of the most popular elected officials. He has won multiple elections without being enrolled in a political party. Despite being labeled as a liberal aligned with the Democratic Party, the Democratic Party has generally not embraced him and at times even openly opposed his candidacies. But despite being hit from both sides, he’s been elected twice as Governor and decades later to United States Senate. While registering as an Independent, he is a left-leaning politician who generally aligns with the liberal cause and caucuses with Democrats. His Independent status adds… Keep Reading

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Will Steve Bannon Be The Key To Defeating Senator Angus King?

Since being elected to the United States Senate, former Maine Governor Angus King has become a prominent member of the upper chamber. His popularity in Maine goes without saying. Despite not being officially supported by a political party, he was elected twice to Governor in the nineties and then beat out both major parties for U.S. Senate. Given he caucuses with Democrats and is dominantly liberal, he is a target for Republicans and grassroots conservatives alike. But can he be defeated? With a lack of a serious and credible candidate, not likely. According to reports, Steve Bannon is setting his… Keep Reading

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