Hillary Clinton

Maine Legislature

Ditching personality politics for bold policies is how to win working class, rural Maine

Is it smarter to avoid taking bold policy positions, or embrace a populist, progressive agenda? Is it smarter to run on one’s personal story and biography, or outline a substantive

fair wages

How Democrats can win back Maine

This week on the Beacon podcast, Ben and Mike discuss what an analysis of the 2016 referendum results tells us about how Democrats and progressives can win in rural Maine.

polling

Presidential race in Maine’s Second District remains neck-and-neck

While Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leads statewide in Maine by seven percentage points, the race in Maine’s Second Congressional District remains too close to call, according to the final

organizing

#ThisMaineWoman hashtag takes social media by storm

#ThisMaineWoman, a campaign launched early this week to celebrate Maine women and underscore the importance of women voting this election, has taken off across Facebook pages in Maine. “There are

Donald Trump

Clinton maintains Maine lead with CD2 too close to call

The fifth in a series of presidential tracking polls conducted for Beacon by the Maine People’s Resource Center finds Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton maintaining a statistically significant lead in Maine’s

podcast

Debate reactions and how Gov. LePage is taking money from poor kids

Still not in jail, this week on the Beacon Podcast Ben and Mike discuss the last presidential debate, the Question 4 debate on Maine Public, and the undermining of our

Donald Trump

Clinton maintains lead in Maine, but CD2 still a nail-biter

The latest Beacon tracking poll shows Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton continuing to hold a solid lead over Republican candidate Donald Trump in Maine, but the race in the Second Congressional

Hillary Clinton

Poll: Clinton comes roaring back in Maine

Polling numbers for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton have significantly improved in Maine in recent days, according to a new tracking poll conducted for Beacon by the Maine People’s Resource

podcast

David Boyer of Yes on 1, minimum wage attacks and the presidential debate

This week on the Beacon Podcast, Ben and Mike interview David Boyer of Yes on 1: Regulate and Tax Marijuana on the campaign, the policy issues behind it and his

racial justice

Mainers should consider the consequences before voting third party

On September 13th, the Boston Globe published the results of a Globe/Colby College poll that showed that the presidential race in Maine had narrowed. A lot. Back at the beginning