RCP Average 10/06 - 10/13 Obama 49.7 to McCain 42.8
Portland Press Herald
Maine bankers open to Bush stock-buying plan
However, some are wary about government interference and its potential for the industry. \
Foes Collins, Allen take in more than $1.5 million from financial sector
Figures show the big role of banking, investment, insurance and real estate interests.
Report: H1B visa program flawed
Homeland Security finds that tens of thousands of visas have been granted under false pretenses.
Obama pushes plan to boost economy
The Democratic candidate calls for a moratorium on home foreclosures and a tax break for businesses.
GOP targets Maine votes with Palin's Bangor stop
The McCain campaign wants all four of Maine's electoral votes, not just the one for the 2nd District.
Pro-casino PAC outspends opponents by almost 18-1
All of its $522,029 for ads is from the Las Vegas firm that wants to build in Oxford.
Researcher calls for focus on climate change
UMaine's Paul Mayewski says voters should pay more attention to the issue of global warming.
Former House member Gerald Davis and Jeanne Hulit disagree about school consolidation.
Bill Diamond wants more business incentives; Thomas Golebiewski wants to end Dirigo.
Rep. Gary Moore's name is on the ballot, but he has suspended his campaign.
Webster favors cuts in government to balance the budget; Davis hopes to stimulate job growth.
End to market slide just a first step in recovery
The real work will start on Nov. 5, when leaders can be candid about misuse of consumer debt.
RON BANCROFTWhen times got tough before, FDR spoke words worth hearing today
We need to take a deep breath, step back from personal attacks and have courage.
Bangor Daily News
Bangor activist a Hartman award winner
Climate-change researcher set to speak at UMA convocation Sunday
AUGUSTA -- Paul Mayewski has visited remote reaches of the planet, leading expeditions to collect snow samples and ice cores in an effort to reconstruct the planet's climate history.
Ex-lawmaker, city retiree seek District 56 seat
AUGUSTA -- Two women from Augusta are battling to represent the city's east side in the Legislature, a race that features a former lawmaker against a retired city employee.
Revaluing interiors on Litchfield warrant
LITCHFIELD -- Voters on Thursday will decide whether to fund a townwide revaluation of home interiors.
Litchfield agency seeks to fill heat need
LITCHFIELD -- Thirty-three families in town want to stay warmer this fall and winter, so they have signed up to have Keep ME Warm kits installed by volunteers at the end of the month.
Piotti has good start on state tax reform effort
Democrat John Piotti is a strong and effective advocate for the state's dairy industry, much of which is located in the district.
Trahan poised to add spark to GOP senators
For four years, the residents in Maine Senate District 20 have been ably represented by Republican Dana Dow, a Waldoboro businessman whose essential pragmatism has often allowed him to transcend politics in a very partisan Statehouse.
DAVID B. OFFER : Forget the casino in Oxford; send your money directly to Las Vegas
Forget the stock market. Forget home foreclosures. Forget reality.
Barney Frank coming to Maine
PORTLAND (AP) - Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank is coming to Maine two weeks after canceling an earlier visit so he could stay in Washington and deal with the financial industry bailout.
$3.50 lobsters support industry
STONINGTON (AP) - Lobster lovers got a deal over the weekend in Stonington.
Moose hunt resumes in Maine
GREENVILLE, Maine (AP) - Rainy and cloudy weather started off the day in northern Maine as the second week of moose hunting got under way. Hunting ends Saturday for the 1,747 hunters eligible to take part in this segment of the season.
Maine town to unveil new municipal wind turbine
KITTERY, Maine (AP) - Kittery this week will become the latest Maine town to unveil a municipal wind turbine.
As CD comes out, LaMontagne reflects on hard times in his life
Maine singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne has had enough success to not worry about basic living necessities. But he's not so far away from poverty that he's forgotten the roughness of a hardscrabble life.
State must prepare for down times
The next great collapse, after the market, could be state governments.
Say what you want, Palin has what it takes
Despite everything John McCain and Barack Obama can do, Sarah Palin continues to be the liveliest of the candidates, now starting the clubhouse turn and about to race down the homestretch.