This week on the Beacon podcast, Mike, Taryn and Ben talk health care, including the effects on Mainers of the Republican health care proposal and what a new poll tells
One day after Republicans in Congress introduced legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, including a provision blocking millions of people from accessing birth control and cancer screenings through Planned
Schmidt: They may have failed to close the Ethics Office, but don’t expect Republicans to act ethically
The first day a Congress meets is filled with so much ceremony – swearings-in, the introduction of family members and so on – that we often miss the important business
New television ads airing in Maine are criticizing Second-District Republican Congressman Bruce Poliquin for voting to “end the Medicare guarantee” in favor of higher profits for insurance and drug companies.
The participation of Maine Second-District Representative Bruce Poliquin in a forum hosted by the Christian Civic League to discuss “the homosexual/transgendered agenda,” among other topics, has drawn the ire of
Back from vacation, Ben Chin joins Mike Tipping for an action-packed podcast, with a look back at the conventions, an examination of a sexist attack in the CD2 race, updates on the minimum wage referendum and some summer reading suggestions.
This week on the Beacon Podcast, Mike and Ben discuss Rep. Bruce Poliquin’s flipping, Gov. LePage’s lying and the media’s reaction to both. Also, an ethics complaint in a Portland
Bruce Poliquin is “outraged”! Outraged “that political opponents or members of the press would claim or insinuate that I cast a vote due to pressure or party politics.” What vote
This week on the Beacon podcast, Ben and Mike discuss the growing movement to raise the minimum wage in states across the country, new overtime rules that will benefit tens