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The stain

"If the diaper fits, you must acquit." According to press accounts from 2003, that was the wording on a sign carried at a State House rally by a supporter of Republican state Representative Robert Nutting of Oakland.
The Nutting case
By AL DIAMON  |  December 03, 2010
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We heart these people

We all know Portland is a busy, exciting place to live. It takes a lot of people's amazing energy to keep it going, though. Who's doing the moving and the shaking?
Meet Portland's most influential
By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 12, 2010

Road hog

You probably live on a lousy road.
Bulldozing the Maine Better Transportation Association
By AL DIAMON  |  October 23, 2009

Escape from the chicken coop

In olden times, before unlimited numbers of free-range office-seekers were allowed to be-fowl — er, befoul — the airwaves with messages less clever than that poultry — er, paltry — pun, the general rule of politics was that one dumb cluck per election
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  August 14, 2009
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Thoughts on the 36th anniversary of Roe V. Wade

To commemorate that anniversary, the Maine Choice Coalition, along with the Maine Civil Liberties Union, the League of Young Voters, and the Portland Phoenix, are teaming up to screen the film I Had An Abortion at SPACE Gallery on Wednesday, January 2
 Woman rights
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 21, 2009

Until there’s nothing left of us

Hey, all you Maine Republicans wallowing in self-pity, after losing the election: snap out of it.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  November 15, 2006


Too much posse

John Richardson has lots of friends in the Legislature. Unfortunately for him, they may be the wrong friends.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  June 07, 2006

This was always meant to fail

Maine House of Representatives candidate Peter P. Misluk Jr. of Searsmont has a dark secret  ... he’s a Democrat.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  March 01, 2006