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“There’s 50 less pounds of me to hate.” — Maine Gov. Pauk LePage (R), quoted by the Boston Globe, after undergoing weight loss surgery.

LePage Says Lewis Should Thank White Presidents

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) said “that the NAACP should apologize to white America, making the comment just hours after he weighed in on the president-elect’s Twitter beef with a civil rights icon,

LePage to Trump: The TV Show Is Over

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) said that too many people are vying for power within the White House and that the President should stop treating it like a TV show, CNN reports. Said LePage: “The thing I’m

Why Is LePage Spending So Much Time In Washington?

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) “has been out of the state for most of the past two weeks and has spent much of that time in Washington, fueling speculation he might be in line for a position in the Trump

LePage Slams GOP Health Care Bill

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) said that he is “very, very discouraged and disappointed” with the House Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, CNN reports. Said LePage: “Right now,

LePage Still Mulling Run for Senate

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) said that says he’s strongly considering running for the U.S. Senate, but also feels he “wouldn’t make a very good legislator,” the Boston Globe reports. He added that he

LePage Won’t Run for Senate

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) will not enter the 2018 race for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Sen. Angus King (I-ME), the Portland Press Herald reports. “LePage started talking publicly as early as

LePage Says He Feeds False Stories to the Media

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) suggested he makes up stories to mislead reporters, the AP reports. Said LePage: “I just love to sit in my office and make up ways so they’ll write these stupid stories
Pro-solar bill fails again in Maine as lawmakers fall for ‘scare tactics’

Pro-solar bill fails again in Maine as lawmakers fall for ‘scare tactics’

The Maine Legislature on Wednesday came up a few votes short of overriding Gov. Paul LePage’s (R) veto of a bill that would have temporarily kept financial incentives in place for residents with

ACLU sues Maine’s governor for blocking constituents on Facebook

Did Gov. Paul LePage violate their constitutional rights? The post appeared first on The Daily Dot.

LePage Says Confederate Statues Are Like 9/11 Memorial

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) said that taking down statues of Confederate figures is “just like” removing a monument to people who died in the 9/11 attacks, Bloomberg reports. LePage also noted he
Maine governor: Removing monuments to slavery is ‘just like’ destroying 9/11 Memorial

Maine governor: Removing monuments to slavery is ‘just like’ destroying 9/11 Memorial

On the same morning President Trump unequivocally threw his support behind preserving monuments to treason and slavery, Maine Governor Paul LePage (R) equated removing Confederate monuments with
Maine Gov. Paul LePage Compares Removing Confederate Statues to Losing 9/11 Memorial

Maine Gov. Paul LePage Compares Removing Confederate Statues to Losing 9/11 Memorial

Maine Gov. Paul LePage continues to prove that he has indeed lost his damn mind, comparing the removal of Confederate monuments to removing a monument to those who died in the 9/11 attacks. Read

LePage Claims Civil War Was Really About Land

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) defended monuments to the Confederacy, claiming that 7,600 Mainers fought for the South and that the war was initially about land, not slavery, CNN reports. Said LePage:
When the Medicaid Expansion Is a Life-or-Death Issue

When the Medicaid Expansion Is a Life-or-Death Issue

Virginia dominated the political headlines last week, and with good reason: The state’s gubernatorial election handed a race-baiting Republican candidate a definitive loss and provided beleaguered
Inside Maine’s Fight to Expand Medicaid

Inside Maine’s Fight to Expand Medicaid

Virginia dominated the political headlines last week, and with good reason: The state’s gubernatorial election handed a race-baiting Republican candidate a definitive loss and provided beleaguered
Teen Expresses Fears Over Loss of Net Neutrality, Governor of Maine Suggests Reading a Book Instead

Teen Expresses Fears Over Loss of Net Neutrality, Governor of Maine Suggests Reading a Book Instead

Paul LePage, the governor of Maine, is primarily known for being a racist and, as Politico phrased it, “America’s craziest governor.” So, when a young member of his constituency wrote to him
Trump Notwithstanding, Maine Gov. Paul LePage Might Be One of the Biggest Assholes in Politics

Trump Notwithstanding, Maine Gov. Paul LePage Might Be One of the Biggest Assholes in Politics

Paul LePage is the Tea Party Republican governor of Maine, and he might be one of the biggest assholes in politics. Read more...

Only one Atlantic Coast governor has supported opening up the region to offshore drilling

The Trump administration’s extreme new proposal to open virtually all federal waters to drilling landed with a thud among lawmakers from both parties. In fact, Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) is the only
Paul LePage bans wind turbines but has no problem with offshore drilling

Paul LePage bans wind turbines but has no problem with offshore drilling

Maine’s governor imposed a moratorium on new wind energy projects in the state on Wednesday out of fear that the projects could harm the state’s tourism industry. At the same time, Gov. Paul LePage