Sen. Ed Markey: ‘We Must Expand the Supreme Court’

Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) demanded Monday that more justices be added to the U.S. Supreme Court in the wake of Monday’s anticipated confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the high court’s vacant seat. Markey, an outspoken opponent of Barrett’s confirmation process, has remained to the left of Democrat leaders in his open calls to expand the Supreme Court following the

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Democrat Teacher Accused of Sexual Misconduct Was Crucial Vote for Maine Senate Candidate Sara Gideon

Sara Gideon, Maine’s Democrat House speaker and candidate for U.S. Senate, was pressed for Democrat votes in her nearly evenly divided legislature in 2018 at the time of her handling of sexual misconduct allegations against one of her Democrat members. Rep. Dillon Bates (D-Westbrook), who abruptly resigned from his teaching job at an all-girls high school in November 2017, remained

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Maine GOP Leader Blasts Democrat Senate Candidate Sara Gideon for Dishonesty: ‘We Have Not Spoken in Months’

The Maine House Republican leader expressed outrage on Friday that House Speaker Sara Gideon, the state’s Democrat candidate for U.S. Senate, has failed to convene the state legislature for seven months and has made no “legitimate attempt” to compromise with state Republicans. During a Senate debate on Thursday, incumbent Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) observed that Gideon “has done nothing” to

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Susan Collins: Sara Gideon ‘Has Done Nothing’ to Help Maine with Coronavirus

Republican Sen. Susan Collins sparred with her Democrat opponent, Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon, over the state’s handling of coronavirus during a debate on Thursday, touting her initiatives in seeking economic relief during the pandemic and pointing to Gideon’s failure to lend her support as a state lawmaker. Maine has remained one of the states least affected by the virus, both

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