Sunday, May 26, 2019

Tag: Maine

Maine becomes first state to ban Native American mascots at public...

"Our people, communities and understanding and respect for one another are Maine's source of pride, and it is time our symbols reflect that."

Elect president by popular vote: Maine joins movement to give Electoral...

"The bill ensures that every vote, in every state, will matter in every presidential election."

Ranked-choice voting flips House seat in Maine

"A victory not just for Democratic challenger Jared Golden, but voters who demand a fair and representative process."

Power begins at home: Vote

Building power at the state level matters now more than ever.

Maine Supreme Court upholds use of ranked-choice voting, will be used...

"Today's decision by the Maine Supreme Court confirms that the Maine people are sovereign and have the final say."

For Those Who Don’t Want to Vote for the Lesser of...

Ranked-choice voting is catching on, and Maine might become the first state to help citizens vote for candidates they actually want.

Governor of Maine Says People of Color Are ‘The Enemy,’ Implies...

“Maine Governor Paul LePage (R) called people of color and people of Hispanic origin ‘the enemy’ and implied they should be shot.”

Maine Governor Goes Off on State Legislator, Calls People of Color...

These aren’t the first statements that LePage has come under fire for. The governor has a long history of radical commentary.

First Democratic Convention Abolishes Superdelegates

The Maine Democratic Party just eliminated the superdelegate.

Maine Democrats Move to Eliminate Superdelegates

If the amendment passes it will not officially take affect until 2020, but will allow for Maine to strongly suggest that this year’s super delegates vote in accordance with the caucus results.

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This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

‘The time is now:’ Over 200 economists send a letter to Congress endorsing Medicare...

"We encourage Congress to move forward with implementing a public financed Medicare for All plan to achieve the equitable and affordable universal health care system that the American people need."

American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

One solution to climate change no one is talking about

A key to fighting climate change could be right under our feet.

‘A message that America will tolerate war crimes’: Trump poised to pardon war criminals

“It was important that the perpetrators of those horrific offenses were brought to justice. Now Trump, in a twisted, grotesque ‘celebration’ of Memorial Day, wants to pardon these and other murderers?!

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