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Negligent Slumlords For John Katko and Rob Astorino

Some endorsements are the opposite of helpful. On my way to vote this afternoon, I passed by the lawn signs you see below, promoting John Katko for Congress and Rob Astorino for Governor. Why share this picture of these lawn signs? For me, the story

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Why No Liberal Could Ever Vote For Libertarian Michael McDermott

Over the last day, I’ve been having a discussion with one of our readers, Stephen Kent Gray, about the difference between liberals and Libertarians. The discussion started out when Stephen wanted to know why I didn’t mention Michael McDermott, the Libertarian candidate for New York

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Republicans Promise To “Defeet” The Democrats In Maine

A late reminder of what’s at stake in this year’s elections: Sure, they’re mid-term, and so there isn’t the drama of a presidential election. Nonetheless, there’s a great deal on the line… such as the ability of communities to continue to rely on quality public

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A Little F Makes All the Difference

The snow won't slow us down! Sign up for a GOTV shit in your neighborhood: http://t.co/v2Jk38FgOn #mepolitics #victory2014 — Maine Democrats (@MaineDems) November 2, 2014 I am not above a scatalogical giggle. Having tried GOTV, I can say it really does feel a bit like

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Democrat Emily Cain Hops on the Ebola Panic Bandwagon

While it’s fair to say that more Republicans than Democrats have been caught up in the panic over Ebola in the United States, the Ebola freakout is not an entirely partisan phenomenon. In a recent debate for the Maine 2nd District Congressional race, Democratic candidate

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?