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Pingree and Michaud hope to keep their seats in Maine’s Congressional races

For someone who is skeptical of the Occupy movement, claiming that anti-corporate agitators are "taking young people for a ride . . . [and] using them for political purposes," Jon Courtney is quite conscious of perceived elitism or sense of entitlement.
The status quo ain’t so bad
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  October 19, 2012

Health-care reform at last!


The Phoenix's editorial this week discusses the passage of health-care reform. At the end, it makes observations about various Massachusetts politicians. To that, I add:...
By Jeff Inglis  |  March 24, 2010

Snowe on corporate personhood


Senator Olympia Snowe has said the recent US Supreme Court ruling allowing unlimited corporate spending on elections is "regrettable" and "disappointing."What remains to be seen...
By Jeff Inglis  |  January 27, 2010

Pushing the public option


US Representative Chellie Pingree is trying to revive the public option, in the face of Senate Democrats' defeatism on health care reform.
By Jeff Inglis  |  January 27, 2010

Abortion and the health-care bill


US House Democrats made a huge concession on women's health the other day, in order to move forward the massive healthcare bill that passed 220-215...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  November 11, 2009