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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalMANILA - A former congressman of and a lawyer yesterday filed an impeachment c
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 7 minutes ago
MANILA - A former congressman of and a lawyer yesterday filed an impeachment complaint against Commission on Elections chairman Andres Bautista before the Office of the Secretary General at the House of Representatives. Former Rep.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Impeachment Imminent?The House of Representatives has endorsed decision from its judiciary committee
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
The House of Representatives has endorsed decision from its judiciary committee to suspend its rules regarding the impeachment process of three associate justices of the Supreme Court bench. Following a petition of impeachment for Justices Kabineh... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fly-Night VotersAs the clock ticks and the curtains gradually wane down on the October 10 polls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
As the clock ticks and the curtains gradually wane down on the October 10 polls, politicians and candidates of political parties are becoming increasingly suspicious of their chances to be elected or re-elected by the electorates they perceived as... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Richard Corcoran takes aim at public financing of campaignsTALLAHASSEE — House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O'Lakes, may not be runnin
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
TALLAHASSEE — House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O'Lakes, may not be running for governor — not yet anyway — but his latest idea will get the attention of those who are. On Wednesday, Corcoran called on the Constitution Revision Commission to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Impeach rap vs Bautista filed, endorsedMANILA, Philippines - Three members of the House of Representatives led by Depu
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines - Three members of the House of Representatives led by Deputy Speaker Gwendolyn Garcia yesterday endorsed the impeachment complaint filed against Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista for his alleged... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
PCGG gets authority to probe AndySecretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has directed the Presidential Commission on Good
Manila Standard Today / Posted 10 hours ago
Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has directed the Presidential Commission on Good Government to investigate Commission on Elections Chairman Andres Bautista in connection with his alleged hidden wealth worth P1 billion. In Department Order 551... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
House Drops Impeachment Against JusticesThe House of Representatives has withdrawn its impeachment resolution against A
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
The House of Representatives has withdrawn its impeachment resolution against Associate Justices Kabineh Ja'neh, Jamesetta Howard-Wolokollie, and Philip A. Z. Banks, III. The decision was made on Tuesday, August 22, during its 56th day sitting.... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Impeachment complaint vs Bautista filed after endorsement of 3 solonsComelec chairman Andres Bautista. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/ Grig C. Montegrande An
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 hours ago
Comelec chairman Andres Bautista. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/ Grig C. Montegrande An impeachment complaint was filed on Wednesday against the beleaguered Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairperson Andres Bautista for betrayal of public trust and... Read more
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Rappler
House opposition seeks EJK probe, PNP budget reviewOPPOSITION. Members of the House opposition bloc try again to probe the rise in
Rappler / Posted yesterday
OPPOSITION. Members of the House opposition bloc try again to probe the rise in killings attributed to the war on drugs. File photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Will third time be the charm? Lawmakers from the opposition block on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Justice Banks Violated Article 72'The chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs has accused Supreme Cou
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs has accused Supreme Court Justice Philip A. Z. Banks of violating Article 72 (b) of the Constitution of Liberia, when he issued a writ of prohibition on impeachment proceedings by members of the... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan to spill beans at press conference todayhis party leaders at a press conference today (Sunday), where he is expected to
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
his party leaders at a press conference today (Sunday), where he is expected to spill the beans on critical national issues and matters associated with his role as the country’s interior minister. His spokesperson’s announcement that the former... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ellen Signs 2017/2018 Budget Into Law2017/2018 Fiscal Budget in the amount of US$563.6m as submitted by the Legislat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
2017/2018 Fiscal Budget in the amount of US$563.6m as submitted by the Legislature has become law following its approval and printing into handbills by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The President signed the budget on July 27, 2017. The... Read more
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Minda News
RIVERMAN’S VISTA: BBL’s Constitutional and Political ChallengesAugust) — In calling to mind the controversial 2008 case of North Cotabato vs.
Minda News / Posted 4 days ago
August) — In calling to mind the controversial 2008 case of North Cotabato vs. The Government of the Republic, petitioners’ constitutional challenge against the Memorandum of Agreement on Ancestral Domain (MOA-AD) hinged on two substantive issues,... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
19 things you never knew about the 19th Amendment and women’s suffrageNinety-seven years ago today, the 19th Amendment to the constitution was ratifi
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Ninety-seven years ago today, the 19th Amendment to the constitution was ratified, mandating full suffrage for women in all states. The amendment states that the right of citizens to vote “shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
19 things you never knew about the 19th Amendment and women's suffrageNinety-seven years ago today, the 19th Amendment to the constitution was ratifi
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
Ninety-seven years ago today, the 19th Amendment to the constitution was ratified, mandating full suffrage for women in all states. The amendment states that the right of citizens to vote “shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
19 things you never knew about the 19th Amendment and women’s suffrageNinety-seven years ago today, the 19th Amendment to the constitution was ratifi
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 5 days ago
Ninety-seven years ago today, the 19th Amendment to the constitution was ratified, mandating full suffrage for women in all states. The amendment states that the right of citizens to vote “shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
19 things you never knew about the 19th Amendment and women's suffrageNinety-seven years ago today, the 19th Amendment to the constitution was ratifi
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
Ninety-seven years ago today, the 19th Amendment to the constitution was ratified, mandating full suffrage for women in all states. The amendment states that the right of citizens to vote “shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
19 things you never knew about the 19th Amendment and women’s suffrageNinety-seven years ago today, the 19th Amendment to the constitution was ratifi
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 5 days ago
Ninety-seven years ago today, the 19th Amendment to the constitution was ratified, mandating full suffrage for women in all states. The amendment states that the right of citizens to vote “shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
19 things you never knew about the 19th Amendment and women's suffrageNinety-seven years ago today, the 19th Amendment to the constitution was ratifi
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 5 days ago
Ninety-seven years ago today, the 19th Amendment to the constitution was ratified, mandating full suffrage for women in all states. The amendment states that the right of citizens to vote “shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by... Read more
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ajc.com
19 things you never knew about the 19th Amendment and women’s suffrageThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Ninety-seven years ago today, the 19th Amendm
ajc.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Ninety-seven years ago today, the 19th Amendment to the constitution was ratified, mandating full suffrage for women in all states. The amendment states that the right of citizens to vote “shall not be denied or... Read more
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The Hindu
Should Hamid Ansari have spoken his mind?in segments of our citizenry The reaction of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-B
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
in segments of our citizenry The reaction of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-Bharatiya Janata Party to the views and concerns expressed by former Vice President Hamid Ansari is horrifying. RSS-BJP leaders have stooped low in launching... Read more
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The Manila Times
Why are they so afraid of impeaching this guy?IT is not this columnist’s business to prejudge the case of Juan Andres “Andy”
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
IT is not this columnist’s business to prejudge the case of Juan Andres “Andy” Bautista, the embattled chairman of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), accused by his own estranged wife of having made over P1 billion from illegal sources during the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia's Legislative Snafu - an Ill-Advised Impeachment PlayTHE LOWER HOUSE of Liberia's National Legislature has commenced impeachment pro
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
THE LOWER HOUSE of Liberia's National Legislature has commenced impeachment proceedings against three justices of the Supreme Court of Liberia. THIS COMES on the eve of what is inarguably the most important elections in Liberia's history. THE... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Anambra Governorship - UPP Enmeshed in CrisisThe National Working Committee, NWC, of the United People's Party, UPP, on Tues
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The National Working Committee, NWC, of the United People's Party, UPP, on Tuesday announced the dissolution of the Anambra State Working Committee, SWC, of the party. This followed an extraordinary meeting of the party's NWC at the National... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Comparative Discussion of Land Tenure - South Africa, Mozambique, Kenya and Ghanacan South Africa learn from other African countries in respect of upgrading or
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
can South Africa learn from other African countries in respect of upgrading or updating systems of customary or communal land tenure? At present the land rights of millions of South Africans who hold their land in the former homelands, in informal... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Revisiting the constitutionIn a statement issued on 12 August, head of parliament’s Human Rights Committee
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
In a statement issued on 12 August, head of parliament’s Human Rights Committee Alaa Abed called for amending Egypt’s 2014 constitution not only to extend presidential terms but also to give the president greater powers necessary to implement his... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Jack Latvala, newest candidate for Florida governor, hits the campaign trailThe state senator from Clearwater plans appearances in South Florida, the Tampa
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
The state senator from Clearwater plans appearances in South Florida, the Tampa Bay area and the Panhandle. What’s billed as an “announcement” isn’t a secret — he’s been traveling the state for months, raising money for a political committee, and on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Banire Snubs Lagos APC Disciplinary CommitteeLegal Adviser of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Muiz Banire, on Monday shu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Legal Adviser of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Muiz Banire, on Monday shunned the invitation of a disciplinary committee set up by his ward's leadership of the party. The Ward C of the APC in Mushin Local Government Area had set up the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Urges Kenyans to Work to Move the Country Forwardheld meetings on Monday in his first public appearance after the electoral agen
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
held meetings on Monday in his first public appearance after the electoral agency IEBC declared him winner of August 8 elections. The President met security chiefs at his Harambee House office in Nairobi to assess the security situation in the... Read more
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Minda News
Delay in passage of BBL expected as draft Bangsamoro law has yet to reach CongressAugust 14, has yet to reach Congress exactly four Mondays after its submission
Minda News / Posted 8 days ago
August 14, has yet to reach Congress exactly four Mondays after its submission to President Rodrigo Duterte in Malacanang. House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, Jr. last month announced he was optimistic that they would be able to pass the BBL and the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Impeachment mode upreferences to any particular individual, the President, of course, is highly su
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
references to any particular individual, the President, of course, is highly supportive of all moves that will set the house, the Philippine government in order,” Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said when asked if Duterte would support... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Solomonic wisdom for the BautistasFor most of last week. I tried to stay away from commenting or weighing in on t
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
For most of last week. I tried to stay away from commenting or weighing in on this controversy. I personally know Chairman Andy Bautista and have a lot of respect for him. I can be objective about the SALN issues but not about the personal ones. I am... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Our Party, APC Can Learn From PDP - Ghali Na'abbaAlhaji Ghali Umar Na'abba was Speaker of the House of Representatives between 1
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Alhaji Ghali Umar Na'abba was Speaker of the House of Representatives between 1999 and 2003 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. He joined the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC just before the 2015 General Elections and is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
5 Major Issues Buhari Will Tackle After Resumingbe reshuffled emerged a few days ago when Osinbajo swore in two new ministers,
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
be reshuffled emerged a few days ago when Osinbajo swore in two new ministers, Professor Stephen Ocheni from Kogi State and Alhaji Suleiman Hassan from Gombe State, without assigning portfolios to them. They were sworn in more than two months... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Sereno accuser sees 90 solons backing impeachment complaintMANILA, Philippines — Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption lawyer Lorenzo Ga
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption lawyer Lorenzo Gadon on Sunday said that his impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno could get as many as 90 endorsements at the House of Representatives. In a... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Disqualified Nawaz Sharif�s road journey to Lahoreprogress Pakistan had begun to get stronger at the start of 2016 after tidying
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
progress Pakistan had begun to get stronger at the start of 2016 after tidying over energy crisis, economic crisis, and existential threat of terrorism. Target killings, kidnapping for ransom and extortion in Karachi had almost ended. Up... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Russiagate in a nutshell. CategoryNow it seems clear that Russia’s cyberattack on the U.S. electoral system in th
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 11 days ago
Now it seems clear that Russia’s cyberattack on the U.S. electoral system in the summer and fall before the 2016 presidential election was widespread and included attacks into voter databases and software systems in at least thirty-nine states. For... Read more
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The Washington Times
Donald Trump refuses to take call from Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduropresident of Venezuela late Friday night, after Mr. Trump warned that he is con
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
president of Venezuela late Friday night, after Mr. Trump warned that he is considering military options to address civil and political unrest in the South American country. “President Trump will gladly speak with the leader of Venezuela as soon... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Supreme Court Under Fire - House Passes Resolution for ImpeachmentMembers of the House plenary have unanimously voted in favor of the passage of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Members of the House plenary have unanimously voted in favor of the passage of a resolution for the impeachment of three Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of Liberia. The House's decision was in response to a preliminary report resolution... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Joseph Boakai Faces Leadership Test Ahead of October 2017 Pollsit was evident to many political observers that the visible strains triggered o
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
it was evident to many political observers that the visible strains triggered on social media had reached boiling point and needed to be put in check. Presidential press secretary Jerolinmek Piah made that much clear when he said: "Our initial... Read more
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Slate
Glenn Greenwald Is Skeptical That We Need to Be So Worried About Russiaa new, serious threat. On this week’s episode of my podcast, I Have to Ask, I
Slate / Posted 12 days ago
a new, serious threat. On this week’s episode of my podcast, I Have to Ask, I spoke with Glenn Greenwald, a co-founder of—and writer for—theIntercept. Greenwald is probably best known for his role in reporting on Edward Snowden’s National Security... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Parliamentarians failed to perform their duties: Opposition senatorsparliament, which according to them resulted in ouster of Nawaz Sharif. "Parli
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
parliament, which according to them resulted in ouster of Nawaz Sharif. "Parliamentarians failed to perform their duties and dictations were given in several important issues like foreign affairs. Whenever, the PML-N came to power, they always... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Legislature, Supreme Court Summon Each Other Over Impeachment ProceedingMonrovia — A towering Supreme Court, an intransigent Legislature and a controve
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Monrovia — A towering Supreme Court, an intransigent Legislature and a controversial Code of Conduct are all heading on a collision course which could leave the country at a crossroad. "You are hereby commanded to notify the House of Representatives... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia's Impeachment War Intensifies As Legislature Rejects High Court ProhibitionLiberian Supreme Court justices and President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Monrovia —
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Liberian Supreme Court justices and President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Monrovia — A legal wrangle between the lower house of Liberia's National Legislature and the Supreme Court heightened Thursday when the House of Representatives rejected a motion... Read more
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FOX News
Attacking Norks would test credibility for Trump, intel communityOn the roster: - I’ll Tell You What: The fiery and the furious - Trump keeps u
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
On the roster: - I’ll Tell You What: The fiery and the furious - Trump keeps up attacks on McConnell - Pence, Trump in first meeting since 2020 rumors surfaced - Yadi’s in the cat-bird... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kihika, Kamar to Make History as First Elected Female SenatorsFrom left: Ms Susan Kihika (Nakuru), Margaret Kamar (Uasin Gishu), and Isiolo’s
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
From left: Ms Susan Kihika (Nakuru), Margaret Kamar (Uasin Gishu), and Isiolo’s Fatuma Dullo. Nairobi — Provisional results released by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) indicate that the second Senate under the 2010... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘One Negros’ dream endsThe House of Representatives has begun discussing an 83-page working draft of t
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
The House of Representatives has begun discussing an 83-page working draft of the “Philippine Federal Constitution,” which its proponents hope will clear the way for the country’s transition to federalism by revising the 1987 Charter through a... Read more
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FOX News
GOP family feud turns nastymorphed into an uneasy merger. That deal may be kaput. Trump has mostly been
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
morphed into an uneasy merger. That deal may be kaput. Trump has mostly been a one-man show up to now. Trump-like candidates didn’t fare well in 2016, including the notable blowout when of a mini-Trump who ran in a primary against House... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Author's Page for John Deanor maybe just pretends, he is above other mortals. With the American presidency
Op-Ed News / Posted 14 days ago
or maybe just pretends, he is above other mortals. With the American presidency under Trump slowly becoming unorthodox and un-American, perhaps before long it will be unlawful and unconstitutional. Somehow, someway, the Trump presidency must be... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Unfinished business: Maine lawmakers delayed many key decisionsMaine history. But it was only a rest stop on a much longer journey. Lawmaker
Bangor Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
Maine history. But it was only a rest stop on a much longer journey. Lawmakers punted some major issues to whenever the House and Senate return to the State House, meaning the history of the 128th Legislature still has major chapters left... Read more
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