Archive for the 'Maine' Category

VIDEO: Olympia Snowe to Retire. Blames Partisanship.

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Maine, Republicans, Video

This interview with the outgoing Republican Senator from Maine is pretty awesome. Take a look. Personally, I’m excited to see what Snowe is planning next. We need more politicians like her to be parting ways with what currently passes for government so we can figure out how we can work together to solve these problems. […]

February 29th, 2012 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Maine Becomes 5th State To Legalize Gay Marriage

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Homosexuality, Law, Maine, Sexuality

Thankfully, the trend continues… AUGUSTA, Maine — In a banner day in New England for advocates of gay marriage, Maine legalized the practice Wednesday, and the New Hampshire Legislature voted to do the same. Maine Gov. John Baldacci, a Democrat, signed LD 1020 shortly after the legislation passed the Senate with a 21-13 vote — […]

May 6th, 2009 | Permalink| 9 Comments »

Obama Wins New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maine, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey

New Hampshire was expected, but still a swing state in the grand scheme of things. The others were not surprises in the least. A total of 56 electoral votes. Tweet

November 4th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Obama Adds Maine Superdelegate

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Maine, Super Delegates!!!

Representative Tom Allen had this to say about his endorsement… “It is time to bring a graceful end to the primary campaign,” Allen said in a statement. “We now need to unify the Democratic Party and focus on electing Sen. Obama and a working majority in the United States Senate.” Agreed. By the way, looks […]

May 12th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Obama Gets Big Win In Maine Caucus

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Maine

First things first, with 70% counted Obama leads Hill 57% to 42%. Not even close. And so, with the ouster of Hillary’s campaign manager today and another disproportionately big loss today, the Clinton camp can’t be feeling too chipper. From TPM: CNN and MSNBC have just called Maine for Obama, giving him another sizable victory […]

February 10th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Maine Caucus For Democrats Today

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Maine

Just remember. 24 delegates at stake. Very important to both candidates, especially with Barack taking everything yesterday. He’s suppose to have a built-in advantage because he owns the caucuses so far, except for Nevada, so we’ll see how it shakes out. More as it develops. UPDATE: Looks like the weather could be a factor today… […]

February 10th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Louisiana, Washington, Nebraska, Virgin Islands and Maine

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Louisiana, Maine, Nebraska, Virgin Islands, Washington

They’re all happening this weekend. Obama has visited all of these primary or caucus locales. Hillary has visited two. There are 161 delegates at stake. What will happen? Here are some guesses… Washington primary, 78 delegates: Lay of the land: Obama is thought to have an advantage in the caucuses, which are dominated by party […]

February 8th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »