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  • Published
    August 27, 2012

    Ron Paul devotees rap establishment

    More than two dozen people spoke or performed during the “We are the future” rally organized by the Paul campaign on the eve of a convention to nominate Mitt Romney.

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    August 26, 2012

    Mainer, 21, brings rally for Ron Paul to its feet

    Ron Paul and his supporters vent their frustration with the Republican Party leadership.

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    August 26, 2012

    Snowe, Pingree among 50 wealthiest in Congress

    WASHINGTON — Maine is not known as a particularly wealthy state (ranking 35th in per-capita personal income in 2007). But two of the Pine Tree State’s four elected representatives in Washington, D.C., rank among the Top 50 wealthiest members of Congress.

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    August 25, 2012

    Washington Notebook: Maine has many riches … so do its reps in D.C.

    Republican State Sen. Nichi Farnham has been running — literally — throughout Bangor and Hermon to convince voters in District 32 that she deserves a second term. Geoff Gratwick, her Democratic challenger, has been campaigning on his bicycle.

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    August 25, 2012
    Paul LePage

    Paul delegates not seated, LePage to skip convention

    WASHINGTON — The 20 Ron Paul supporters hoping to represent Maine as delegates to the Republican National Convention lost their appeal on Friday, prompting Gov. Paul LePage to skip next week’s event and heightening tensions within the Maine GOP.

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    August 24, 2012
    Linda Silvia

    LePage says he’ll skip national GOP convention

    After the Republican National Committee seats only half of Maine’s elected Ron Paul delegates, LePage opts to stay home.

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    August 23, 2012

    Half of Maine’s Ron Paul delegates removed

    A Republican committee removes 10 elected Paul delegates and gives the seats to Romney supporters, but Paul’s delegates say they’ll challenge the ruling.

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    August 22, 2012

    Maine’s Ron Paul delegates stand their ground

    Charlie Webster of the Maine Republican Party says a compromise was offered to take away half of Ron Paul’s 20 elected Maine delegates and give them to Romney. But the elected delegates say that’s not acceptable.

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    August 21, 2012

    A week before GOP convention, fate of Maine’s delegates still unknown

    Maine’s elected delegates support Ron Paul, and Republicans may want to keep away anyone who doesn’t fully back Mitt Romney.

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    August 21, 2012

    Sen. Snowe says Akin should quit race

    Calling his comments “repugnant and outlandish,” the Maine Republican says the GOP should deny Akin any funding should he decide not to step aside.