File photo of the Capitol Building. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Two Independents Could Determine Which Party Controls Senate

After millions of Americans vote next week, it’s possible that one or two men will decide which party controls the Senate.



Top 5 American Whale-Watching Tours

You don’t have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.


Maine Republican Susan Collins says she supports the legalization of same-sex marriage. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

GOP Senator Collins Announces Support For Gay Marriage

Maine Republican Susan Collins says she supports legalized same-sex marriage.


Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility April 12, 2014 in Manchester, N.H. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Rand Paul: Republican Party Must Grow To Win In 2016

The Republican Party must become a bigger coalition that welcomes diverse ideas to win national elections, Sen. Rand Paul said Saturday at the Maine Republican Party convention.


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Maryland Family Reunited With Dog Lost in Maine

A Maryland family’s dog that jumped a fence and went missing on a holiday trip to Maine has been found after surviving more than a week of sub-zero temperatures and severe winter storms.


Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, heads for a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing in the U.S. Capitol building on May 14, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

Sen. King: Obama Ordering Syria Strike Without Congressional Approval Would Be ‘Grave Mistake’

Maine’s Independent Sen. Angus King says senators are “struggling” over whether to authorize military strikes in Syria.


On the fifth anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse, President Barack Obama says the Republican focus on budget tightening could widen income disparities in the nation even as the economy climbs out of a debilitating recession. credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Maine Man Defends Alleged Threat Against Obama

A Maine man under federal investigation for allegedly threatening to shoot President Barack Obama says he has done nothing wrong.


President Barack Obama delivers a statement on Egypt at his vacation home  on Aug. 15, 2013 in Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, Mass. (credit: Rick Friedman-Pool/Getty Images)

Maine Gov. LePage Reportedly Says Obama ‘Hates White People’

Maine Gov. Paul LePage claimed recently that President Barack Obama “hates white people.”


File photo of same-sex newlyweds (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Polls On Gay Marriage Not Yet Reflected In Votes

Poll after poll shows public support for same-sex marriage steadily increasing, to the point where it’s now a majority viewpoint. Yet in all 32 states where gay marriage has been on the ballot, voters have rejected it.


Republican Presidential hopeful Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) talks with the press after a town hall meeting at the University of Maryland (Photo Credit:  T.J. Kirkpatrick / Getty Images)

Paul Wins Majority Of Delegates From Maine GOP

With Ron Paul forces at the reins, the Maine Republican Convention elected a majority slate supporting the Texas congressman to the GOP national convention, party officials said as the two-day convention neared its end Sunday.



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