Maine

Gideon (D) Slammed With Ethics Complaint After Free Beacon Report

Senate candidate reimbursed herself for campaign contributions

Sara GideonFormer Maine state senator Ed Youngblood filed an ethics complaint on Thursday against Maine house speaker Sara Gideon after a Washington Free Beacon report revealed she had reimbursed herself for campaign contributions through a corporate-funded political action committee.

Dem Opponents Seize on Sara Gideon’s Campaign Finance Violations

Betsy Sweet: 'For me, getting money out of politics isn't just a campaign slogan'

Sara GideonDemocratic opponents of Sara Gideon in Maine seized on her recently revealed violation of federal election laws to question her stated commitment to getting money out of politics, and also the party's decision to back her challenge to Sen. Susan Collins (R., Maine).

Justice Democrats to Oppose DSCC Pick in Maine Senate Primary

Endorsement sets up a primary fight between candidates looking to unseat Susan Collins

Justice Democrats and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee have endorsed two different Democratic candidates in Maine's upcoming Senate race, setting up a primary fight between candidates looking to unseat incumbent Susan Collins (R.).

Maine Dems Blast National Party for Quick Endorsement in Primary

Senate candidate ‘genuinely disgusted’ by DSCC’s immediate backing of Sara Gideon

Gideon, Democratic speaker of the Maine House of Representatives, announced her decision to challenge incumbent Republican senator Susan Collins on Monday afternoon. By Tuesday morning the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee announced it was "proud to fight alongside" Gideon and began formally fundraising for her campaign.

AMA Reaffirms Opposition to Assisted Suicide

‘Physician-assisted suicide is fundamentally incompatible with the physician’s role as healer'

The American Medical Association will continue to oppose prescribing lethal medication to patients. More than 70 percent of its delegates voted to preserve the AMA code that says “assisted suicide would ultimately cause more harm than good.”