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Shipyard, union are getting back on same page after strike

BATH, Maine (AP) — Months after bitter strike during a pandemic, Bath Iron Works managers and production workers are starting to get on the same page when it comes to catching up on the production sch...

'She knows Maine': How Susan Collins defied Democrats

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — If Republicans are able to hold onto their majority in the U.S. Senate, the remarkable staying power of Susan Collins will be a big reason why. Collins defied ...

GOP Sen. Collins beats Gideon in hard-fought race in Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine won the hardest-fought race of her career, turning back a challenge by Democrat Sara Gideon and winning a narrow majority in the cost...

Collins, Gideon clash in final debate before Election Day

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic challenger Sara Gideon clashed Wednesday night over attack ads, health care and Supreme Court nominations in their final debate...

Collins votes against Barrett, heads home to save Senate job

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — When Republican Sen. Susan Collins had to vote on a Supreme Court justice in 2018, she deliberated under the spotlight for weeks, building suspense that ended with a dramatic fl...

Nebraska, Maine could play pivotal role in presidential race

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will never be mistaken for a swing state given that it hasn’t supported a Democratic presidential candidate since 1964, but if the race is close this fall, the state could ...

'Call them out': In Maine, Gideon asks voters to punish GOP

CAMDEN, Maine (AP) — The last time Democrat Sara Gideon ran for office, she trounced her Republican challenger and spent a measly $4,299.99 doing it. Two years later, the Maine Hous...

Woman files ADA lawsuits across US as 'tester' of compliance

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A disabled Florida woman paid a virtual visit to Maine and left a trail of lawsuits in her wake. Six to be exact. Deborah Laufer is described in the federal la...

A long road: Weed goes on sale years after approval in Maine

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Mainers are getting their first opportunity to legally buy marijuana for adult recreational use, but a supply shortage is a potential buzzkill. Retailers...

Republicans see 'grim' Senate map and edge away from Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vulnerable Republicans are increasingly taking careful, but clear, steps to distance themselves from President Donald Trump, one sign of a new wave of GOP anxiety that the president'...

Supreme Court turns away Republican appeal on ranked voting

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday turned away a last-ditch effort by the Maine Republican Party to stop ranked choice voting from being used for the first time in the state's pr...

Trump COVID infection creates new challenge for GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hitched to Donald Trump, Republicans in Congress are facing perhaps their biggest loyalty test yet as the administration’s response to the COVID-19 crisis comes under new scrutiny a...

Collins, Gideon clash over Supreme Court, pandemic in debate

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic challenger Sara Gideon clashed Monday over the Supreme Court and the response to the pandemic during their second debate in the...

Navy releases documents from Cold War loss of submarine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Navy began releasing documents from the investigation into the deadliest submarine disaster in U.S. history on Wednesday, but the Navy said the documents released under a co...

Ranked voting in Maine a go for presidential election

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Ranked choice voting will be used for the first time in a presidential race under a ruling Tuesday by the Maine Supreme Court, which concluded a GOP petition drive came up short...