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.”

‘Queer Feminist Mermaid’ Surfaces to Challenge Susan Collins

Bre Kidman is first Democrat to file in Maine senate election

Sensing the lack of a Democratic candidate willing to challenge Sen. Susan Collins (R., Maine), a "queer feminist mermaid" named Bre Kidman—politically mobilized by the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation fight—has filed to enter the race.