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- 01/14/11--14:23: _Maine Gov. Paul LeP...
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- 08/20/13--14:17: _Hilary Rosen: GOP M...
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- 03/20/15--12:33: _Stephen King to Mai...
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- 01/14/11--14:23: Maine Gov. Paul LePage To NAACP: “Tell ‘Em To Kiss My Butt”
- 07/12/12--13:32: Maine Gov. Paul LePage Compares IRS To Gestapo — Again
- 08/20/13--12:16: Maine Governor Allegedly Said Obama ‘Hates White People’
- 01/14/16--13:19: Push to Impeach Maine Governor Accused of Racism Dies in State House
It looks like the governor of Maine, Paul LePage won't be attending the upcoming ceremonies marking the Dr. Martin Luther King holiday. The governor's declined invitations from the NAACP, which LePage dismisses as "a special interest...and I'm not going to be held hostage by special interests."
The governor's director of communications, Dan Demeritt, told Maine television station WCSH-TV LePage has personal commitments on Sunday and will be attending the funeral of a state trooper on Monday.
As Florida's legislative session began yesterday, protesters across the state organized "Awake the State" rallies to protest the cuts Gov. Rick Scott's budget proposals. One protest in Sarasota got a surprise guest in the form of Stephen King. The author gave a speech of support and railed against Scott, comparing he, Wisconsin's Gov. Scott Walker, and the "Tea Party guy" from his home state of Maine, Gov. Paul LePage, to "Larry, Curly, and Moe."
Maine Governor Paul LePage has not been making friends with labor workers and unions recently. However, having successfully antagonized flesh and blood workers, LePage has now set his sight on the horrible paint and canvas ones as well. In a move that worker advocates described as "mean spirited," LePage has decided to take down a 36-foot mural that depicts Maine's labor history from the walls of the state's Department of Labor. The reason? He decided it was too "one-sided in favor of unions."
Maine Governor Paul LePage spoke on Sunday at his state's GOP convention. He addressed a range of topics including energy and job creation, and also specifically noted the need for welfare reform. His message to able-bodied, unemployed Americans was, "Get off the couch and get yourself a job."
Maine Gov. Paul LePage made headlines recently when he criticized the Affordable Care Act — deeming the Internal Revenue Service the "new Gestapo." The remark stemmed from the controversial individual mandate that requires Americans to buy health insurance or pay a fee. On Thursday, LePage apologized for the Holocaust comparison, while also reinforcing it.
Maine Governor Paul LePage, no stranger to the controversial remark, had some words for Democratic State Senator Troy Jackson, of Allagash, whom he is battling over the state's budget. "Sen. Jackson claims to be for the people but he's the first one to give it to the people without providing Vaseline," LePage told Portland station WMTW.
According to two unnamed Maine lawmakers, Gov. Paul LePage told a group of Republicans last week that President Obama "hates white people." The Portland Press Herald's Eric Russell reported the story Monday, writing that the two lawmakers, both Republicans "confirmed the comment" but "asked that their names be withheld for fear of political retribution."
In a discussion about disrespectful statements allegedly made by Maine Gov. Paul LePage about President Barack Obama, Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen said on CNN that LePage is indicative of the GOP’s problem with minority voters. Noting that the GOP has “a couple of racist governors,” Rosen also insisted that the media is more moved to indignation over Republican misstatements on race because their “policies connect with denigrating minorities.”
Fox anchor Shepard Smith noticed a pattern between the two governors who have attempted to place a mandatory quarantine on Kaci Hickox: They're both attempting to boost their political standing for upcoming elections.
Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) raised some eyebrows when he joked Monday that a local newspaper columnist will need to be put "on suicide watch" after Election Day.
And the world went, what?! Stephen King is in a feud with the Republican governor of Maine? How did this happen? Is there a doppelgänger involved?!
There is an ongoing feud between horror writer Stephen King and the Republican governor of Maine, and it continued yesterday when the governor refused to apologize to King.
Maine Gov. Paul LePage's local budget forum descended into chaos Thursday evening when a former Democratic lawmaker verbally confronted the governor and tossed a jar of Vaseline at him before being escorted away by police.
Republican Maine Governor Paul LePage apologized Monday for jokingly telling a high school student that he wanted to shoot his father.
In the 25-second clip, you can see Governor LePage -- who has been in office since 2011 -- detail to the crowd the ways in which out-of-state drug dealers visit the state of Maine to do their dirty dealing of the drugs, and then to add insult in injury, they impregnate white girls.
Maine Governor and Chris Christie endorser Paul LePage stepped in it Wednesday when he expelled a statement that was racist even by Trump-era standardsr. LePage thought he had sufficiently encoded the racism by using names like D-Money, Smoothie, and Shifty to denote the scary drug-dealing out-of-towners without actually saying
Governor Paul LePage held a press conference today in order to do some damage control over comments he made, saying drug dealers were constantly trying to knock up white women in Maine.
That friend is Governor and Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie, whom LePage endorsed last year, and whom Christie defended Monday morning on Morning Joe.
Time to check in with Maine and find out what is going on in the saga of Governor Paul LePage! There's more and there will keep being more because a recent attempt to impeach this guy failed in the House!
In a radio interview with WVOM, Republican Maine Governor Paul LePage endorsed the death penalty for drug traffickers, saying the state should even bring back the guillotine.