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Country needs to be united

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Golden a better candidate

Columns

An economic boom is a terrible thing to waste

President Donald Trump is showing that it's possible to preside over a period of peace and prosperity and still be notably unpopular. Over the past...

Kavanaugh disregards rights of persons with disabilities

“Three generations of imbeciles are enough.” Thus, thundered Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. in the 1927 case of Buck v. Bell, using the power of...

Billionaires, others pouring money into Maine’s U.S. House race

Some of the richest, most powerful people in America — including at least 15 billionaires — are pouring millions of dollars into Maine this...

How about Medicare Advantage for all?

A resurfaced Barack Obama has uttered those three little words: "Medicare for all." Does that mean that the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, was a...

Let the madness begin

For the next 51 days, we'll be in the midst of Silly Season, the biennial statewide election campaign. You'll see and hear things you...

Protest is as American as football. Why doesn't Trump get it?

The tang of fall is nearly in the air. The summer is all but over. Football season is here. Are you ready for some...

Administration vows to protect Americans from International Criminal Court

WASHINGTON — Should an unaccountable United Nations court, created by a treaty to which the United States is not a signatory, and that the...

Kavanaugh sides with the agenda of the wealthy

A short time ago, I was proud to stand with my union sisters and brothers in Lewiston when we joined together for the Western...

Bob Woodward's book is the 'real deal'

“Where have you gone, Bob Woodward? Our nation turns its lonely eyes to you.” I asked that question in January, repurposing a Paul Simon lyric...

Taking a history lesson from the 'Federalist Papers'

They don't teach history, at least American history, like they did when I attended public school. That's why the recent hearings on Judge Brett...

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