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The Gathering Storm

As I write this column, a campaign-weary Commonwealth awaits the end of a year-long, roughly $80 million Senate race that seems to have been on the front pages — and in every commercial break — for as long as we can remember.

By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  November 09, 2012

Don't say the words

Raye is part of the moderate wing of the GOP, fiscally conservative but close to the middle on social issues.
On the campaign trail
By AL DIAMON  |  September 02, 2011

We are family

Campaigning for office is easy. It's governing that's hard.
The Maine Republican Party
By AL DIAMON  |  May 27, 2011

Conducting tests on Maine Republicans

Here at the Institute for Advanced Studies of the Effects of Sarcasm and Derision on Political Philosophies, we've been conducting a comprehensive battery of tests to determine whether newly elected Maine Republicans really mean that stuff they've been
Highly experimental
By AL DIAMON  |  November 19, 2010