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Maine's Political Pulse taps into the expertise of our top political reporters, Steve Mistler and Mal Leary. Loading...

    Aug. 7: Political Punctuation + Special Session Talk And Thoughts On The Latest Polls

    Aug. 7: Political Punctuation + Special Session Talk And Thoughts On The Latest Polls

    This week Maine Public's Chief Political Correspondent Steve Mistler is back to talk with Irwin Gratz.

    • 12 min
    July 31: What The Latest Political Polls Can And Can't Tell Us

    July 31: What The Latest Political Polls Can And Can't Tell Us

    It's Friday, and time again for Maine's Political Pulse.

    • 16 min
    July 24, 2020: Ads In The Maine Senate Race Have Gotten Ugly + Latest On The Coronavirus Aid Bill

    July 24, 2020: Ads In The Maine Senate Race Have Gotten Ugly + Latest On The Coronavirus Aid Bill

    It’s Friday, and time again for Maine’s Political Pulse. This was a quieter week, politically...as long as you kept the television off, since it remains saturated with political advertising. Steve Mistler spoke with Irwin Gratz and Mal Leary about some of that advertising, which turned nasty pretty quick. Then the team took a look at how the next coronavirus aid bill developed by Republicans could affect politics in Maine and the latest challenge to Ranked-Choice Voting. Candidates turn to

    • 17 min
    July 17, 2020: The Race For The Senate Kicks Into High Gear

    July 17, 2020: The Race For The Senate Kicks Into High Gear

    Morning Edition Host Irwin Gratz, Chief Political Correspondent Steve Mistler and Senior Political Correspondent Mal Leary are back again this week with Maine's Political Pulse.

    • 14 min
    July 10, 2020: Pandemic-Delayed Primaries Are Finally Upon Us

    July 10, 2020: Pandemic-Delayed Primaries Are Finally Upon Us

    Morning Edition's Irwin Gratz spoke with Maine Public's Chief Political Correspondent Steve Mistler and Senior Political Reporter Mal Leary ahead of Maine's state primary Tuesday.

    • 17 min
    July 2: Contenders Vie For GOP Nomination For 2nd District Run

    July 2: Contenders Vie For GOP Nomination For 2nd District Run

    This week, Maine Public’s Irwin Gratz speaks with Senior Political Correspondent Mal Leary and Statehouse Bureau Chief Steve Mistler about the Republican Primary in the 2nd Congressional District. Historically, the district has leaned conservative, and it did vote for Donald Trump in 2016. But it was represented for years by a Democrat, Mike Michaud, and Democrat Jared Golden won the seat back from the GOP in 2018. The race to challenge Golden has drawn three Republican contenders.

    • 14 min

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