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  • Friday Apr 24, 2015 | 8:31 am

    Poliquin, Cain and the Great Northern blame game

    Both U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, a Republican, and Democrat Emily Cain gave nods to a tax break program that was exploited by mill operators. But are they being frank about their roles?

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  • Wednesday Apr 01, 2015 | 9:42 am

    On a deadline day in Maine’s 2nd District, the pressure’s on Cain

    U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, a Republican, and Democrat Emily Cain had to close the books on their first 2015 fundraising period on Tuesday, and Cain has the most to prove.

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  • Thursday Mar 26, 2015 | 8:16 am

    Poliquin ‘excited’ after voting for House GOP budget

    After a week of “review,” U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin voted for the budget proposal backed by Republican leaders that passed the House of Representatives Wednesday night. For a while, the Republican from Maine’s 2nd District was cagey on the proposal, with his office saying last week that he was reviewing it even after he appeared at a press conference with leaders unveiling the bill to call for a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The budget won’t become […]

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  • Thursday Mar 05, 2015 | 8:30 am

    Emily Cain filed to run early in 2016. But how early?

    Much was made about the Democrat’s early declaration for the 2016 race in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District, which was the earliest of any non-incumbent, primary-winning candidate for a U.S. House seat in Maine since at least 1998.

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  • Tuesday Mar 03, 2015 | 9:39 am

    Is the North Woods national park idea gaining favor?

    For a while, the idea for a national park in Maine’s North Woods was a popular idea in much of the state — except the area it’d be in. But that could be changing. In June, East Millinocket will take an advisory vote on whether its residents want a park established on 75,000 acres of land nearby owned by businesswoman Roxanne Quimby and her son, Lucas St. Clair, according to our media partners at […]

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  • Thursday Feb 19, 2015 | 12:20 pm

    Parties agree race in 2nd District should be hot in 2016

    Maine’s 2nd District is an early priority for both parties in 2016: Republicans are already looking to protect U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, while Democrats say he’s one of their top targets in a presidential year.

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  • Thursday Feb 12, 2015 | 11:46 am

    Could minimum wage debate affect 2016 race in 2nd District?

    Two Democratic city councilors who have expressed interest in running for Congress have staked out different stances on raising the Queen City’s minimum wage. If Joe Baldacci and Ben Sprague run, that could affect a primary, where small divides between candidates can look wide.

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  • Monday Feb 09, 2015 | 9:03 am

    Introducing Up Country

    Introducing Up Country, a Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel blog following politics in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District, its new congressman, Republican Bruce Poliquin and the exploits of his potential 2016 rivals.

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