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Get Your Tickets Now For The Harvest Supper Oct. 5

Get Your Tickets Now For The Harvest Supper Oct. 5

Order Your Tickets Here For The Sagadahoc Dems Harvest Supper and Silent Auction Topsham Grange Hall 47 Pleasant St., Topsham Sunday, October 5, 2014 5-8 p.m. Come enjoy great local food, visit with your friends and meet a mighty fine crop of candidates.  Our special guests include Mike Michaud, Chellie Pingree, Shenna Bellows, Eloise Vitelli,Continue Reading

Another Collins Vote Against Equal Pay

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Shenna Bellows today said working Mainers deserve stronger working class representation following Susan Collins’ vote to once again block the Paycheck Fairness Act – her fourth such vote in the past four years. Collins voted to filibuster the bill in 2010, 2012 and again earlier this year. Bellows has made support ofContinue Reading

Great Feature Article On Shenna

Great Feature Article On Shenna

Contrasted with Collins’ weak-kneed three-day “All of Maine” bus whirlwind this week, hitting seven of the state’s 16 counties before the rest of the state is graced with her presence “in November” (yes, really), Bellows gets all the points for walking 12-20 miles every day, 24 days straight, then doing a campaign stop event, thenContinue Reading

Key Seniors Group Endorses Mike

Key Seniors Group Endorses Mike

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, the frontrunner in the race for governor, earned the endorsement today from the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare at a joint press conference with the Democratic candidate for Maine’s 2nd Congressional District Emily Cain in Auburn. “The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare is endorsing Mike MichaudContinue Reading

Mike’s Plan For A Healthier Maine

Mike’s Plan For A Healthier Maine

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, the frontrunner in the race to be Maine’s next governor, outlined his vision for improving health care today during a press conference in Portland. “When we think about health care, our focus often begins when a person shows up in the emergency room or at a doctor’s office. And it typicallyContinue Reading

Maine Lawmakers United in Dems’ Effort to Help Seniors

Maine lawmakers are united behind efforts to help seniors age in their homes and communities, according Speaker of the Maine House Mark Eves, Democrat of North Berwick. Eves held meetings today in Washington with Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King and Reps. Mike Michaud and Chellie Pingree, who expressed support for his effort to helpContinue Reading

Metal Trades Council Endorses Shenna

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Shenna Bellows, who is completing her 350-mile Walk Across Maine for Jobs and the Economy this morning, today accepted the endorsement of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Metal Trades Council in an in-person ceremony in Kittery. The endorsement comes at a time when Bath Iron Works, whose jobs Susan Collins repeatedly claimsContinue Reading

Shenna Announces Major Women’s Rights Endorsements

Maine Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Shenna Bellows today announced the endorsements of Feminist Majority and NOW PAC, the National Organization for Women political action committee. The newly announced support is a major boost to Bellows’ campaign and represents the latest in a series of high-profile endorsements. Bellows was a leader in the Maine Choice CoalitionContinue Reading

Seth Berry’s Bill To Help Foster Children Finish College To Become Law

Seth Berry’s Bill To Help Foster Children Finish College To Become Law

Maine will be the first state in the nation to support foster children with higher education through the age of 26.  LD 1683, Resolve, To Improve Degree and Career Attainment for Former Foster Children, was signed by Gov. Paul LePage on Monday. The measure becomes law 90 days after the Legislature adjourns.  Sponsored by HouseContinue Reading

Eloise Vitelli:  Investment in Education an Economic Imperative

Eloise Vitelli: Investment in Education an Economic Imperative

Our own State Senator, Eloise Vitelli, gave this week’s Democratic Radio Address.  Don’t miss her great message on the importance of early childhood education below. Good Morning. This is State Senator Eloise Vitelli of Arrowsic. The official start of the school year is upon us. And for hundreds of four year olds across Maine, thisContinue Reading

More Great Endorsements For Shenna

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Shenna Bellows welcomed the support of Veterans’ Vision, the Alliance for Retired Americans, the Maine People’s Alliance and People for the American Way the day after concluding her 350-mile, 24-day Walk Across Maine for Jobs and the Economy. Bellows has attracted endorsements from a broad array of labor, women’s, social justice andContinue Reading

Mike’s First TV Ad Highlights Working Class Roots, Bi-Partisanship Style

Mike Michaud released the campaign’s first TV ad this week. The ad, titled “Millworker,” highlights Mike’s working-class Maine roots and commitment to bringing Democrats, Republicans and independents together to get things done. The positive ad focuses on Michaud’s upbringing and the values of compromise and hard work he learned while growing up in a largeContinue Reading

LePage Attacks Social Security, Medicare, Insults Seniors

LePage Attacks Social Security, Medicare, Insults Seniors

In a shocking press release today, Gov. Paul LePage referred to Social Security and Medicare as “welfare,” saying: “It doesn’t matter what liberals call these payments, it is welfare, pure and simple.” The press release, which was sent by the Office of the Governor, was an attempt to explain away Maine’s poor economic performance but quicklyContinue Reading

Geoff Gratwick, Seth Berry Honored as Friends of Youth in Care

Geoff Gratwick, Seth Berry Honored as Friends of Youth in Care

Senator Geoff Gratwick and House Majority Leader Seth Berry are this year’s recipients of the Friend of Youth in Care Award. Maine’s Youth Leadership Advisory Team is recognizing the lawmakers for their work on a first-in-the-nation law that will allow former foster children to receive guidance and financial help with higher education expenses until theirContinue Reading

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