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Maine's 4 gubernatorial candidates vie for public's support

Oct. 17, 2018 8:44 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's four gubernatorial candidates on Wednesday tried to make their case with voters with weeks to go before the Nov. 6 election. Independent state treasurer Terry Hayes, independent entrepreneur Alan Caron, Republican businessman Shawn Moody and Democratic Attorney General Janet...

Moody says he'll keep company, real estate stakes if elected

Oct. 16, 2018 1:51 PM EDT

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Shawn Moody says if elected, he intends to keep his stake in his companies and real estate. Property records show Moody's real estate is worth $14.8 million, while an August U.S. Department of Labor valuation suggest his stake in Moody's Collision...

Trump taps Maine official to be in charge of Medicaid

Oct. 15, 2018 5:57 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — President Donald Trump has tapped a Maine official who battled Medicaid expansion for a position that puts her in charge of the national program, the federal agency confirmed Monday. Mary Mayhew's role of deputy administrator and director of the U.S. Center for Medicaid and the CHIP...

Gov candidate: Discrimination charge shouldn't stop voters

Oct. 13, 2018 12:16 PM EDT

GORHAM, Maine (AP) — Maine gubernatorial candidate Shawn Moody says the sole complaint against his company with the Maine Human Rights Commission in more than 40 years shouldn't keep voters away next month. Moody on Friday denounced allegations that he mistreated a female employee who brought a sexual...

Maine GOP candidate settled sexual discrimination case

Oct. 12, 2018 6:20 PM EDT

GORHAM, Maine (AP) — The campaign of Republican gubernatorial candidate Shawn Moody angrily denounced suggestions he mistreated an employee who brought a sexual discrimination complaint over her firing after she gave birth. The Maine GOP on Friday called news reports about a $20,000 settlement paid to the...

Maine candidates aim for civility after firebrand governor

Oct. 4, 2018 4:15 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's outgoing firebrand Republican governor has railed against his perceived opponents with fury and gusto over an eight-year tenure marked by profanity-laced controversy and a failed impeachment attempt. The four candidates running to succeed the governor who calls himself "Donald...

Maine TV viewers can expect to see more political ads

Sep. 29, 2018 10:52 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine television viewers can expect to see an uptick in political advertising for the gubernatorial race ahead of the Nov. 6 election. The Portland Press Herald reports The Democratic Party-backed political action committee A Better Maine reported spending almost $300,000 in ads...

Mills comes out ahead in latest fundraising reports

Sep. 26, 2018 1:08 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Candidates vying to replace Maine's Republican governor say they've raised more than $3 million weeks ahead of November's election. State campaign finance reports say Democratic Attorney General Janet Mills raised $1.8 million, including nearly $950,000 for the general election....

Summaries of the governor's races on the ballot in 36 states

Sep. 23, 2018 10:21 AM EDT

Governor's races are on the ballot this November in 36 states. The most competitive races are expected to be in states where Republicans now hold the job. Summaries of each race: ALABAMA Republican Kay Ivey is being challenged by the mayor of Tuscaloosa, Democrat Walter Maddox, who is seeking to be the first...

GOP millionaire declines to release tax returns

Sep. 22, 2018 3:10 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A self-made Republican millionaire running for Maine governor is declining to release his tax returns over concern of revealing financial information about his employee-owned company. Auto collision repair chain founder Shawn Moody was the only gubernatorial candidate who declined to...