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Consensus Economic Forecasting Commission

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You can’t count on me

Under former governor John Baldacci, a Democrat, state revenue projections were calculated by a panel known as the Consensus Economic Forecasting Commission.
Politics + Other Mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  October 26, 2012
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Back from vacation

Governor Paul LePage recently returned from a Jamaican vacation, which provided fodder for some political controversy, and probably helped him avoid getting into new messes.
Gubernatorial Scorecard
By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  May 06, 2011

My new excuse

Charlie Colgan isn't to blame for all the mistakes made by . . . uh . . . Charlie Colgan.
Whatever Colgan does, it's not his fault
By AL DIAMON  |  September 10, 2010

Gifts of the magi

OK, so math isn't Poliquin's strong point. And he's a little shaky on consistency. But are those minor flaws enough to convince Santa to leave coal in his stocking?
Who's on the naughty list?
By AL DIAMON  |  December 25, 2009

The sunny side of the street

It's good to be known as an optimist. It keeps people from realizing you're actually a boob.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  July 24, 2009
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Second shutdown

Some answers for John Baldacci's unpopularity may be discerned in an event that took place in Old Town March 16 — an event that could have sealed the Maine governor's fate.
The politics of the Georgia-Pacific decision
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  March 29, 2006