Monthly Archives: April 2014

Michaud pays female staffers more: Debunking right-wing think tank’s claims on equal pay

There is not much I enjoy more than catching right-wing think tanks with their pants down. And I especially love it when we catch them as they are screaming “Democratic hypocrisy!” A recent column in the Portland Press Herald by the Maine Heritage Policy Center policy analyst Steve Robinson tried to debunk Democratic efforts to pay women […]

New poll: Michaud, 44; LePage, 37; Cutler, 14

A recent poll by Public Policy Polling in Maine shows a rising lead for Democrat Mike Michuad, Republican Gov. Paul LePage stabilizing, and independent Eliot Cutler fading. The poll, conducted April 1 and 2, surveyed 583 people and has a margin of error of 4.1%. It has the race as follows: Mike Michaud: 44 Gov. Paul LePage: 37 Eliot Cutler: 14 […]

The ‘train-wreck’ that signed up 9.5 million

Ethan: Now that Obamacare exceeded its goal of 7 million signups by April 1, are you ready to concede a small modicum of success to this program and stop calling it a “train wreck”? Phil: Forcing people to buy a product and having it declared constitutional because it was interpreted as a tax, something the […]