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US Politics & Gov't

Maine Joins Call To Overturn 'Citizens United,' Rid Elections Of Unlimited Corporate Donations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citizens United, corporate, election spending, Maine )

Judy
- 451 days ago - mintpressnews.com
This week Maine became the 13th state to reject the influence of "wealthy special interests" in elections by calling for a constitutional amendment to overturn the 2010 Citizens United decision giving corporations the same rights as people.
Tell 12 Governors Medicaid Expansion Will Save Lives
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Medicaid Expanision, Affordable Health Care, 12 Governors, Florida, Rick Scott, Maine, Wisconsin, Texas, Rick Perry, Mississippi, Iowa, Arizona, New Jersey, Louisiana, Nevada, Missouri, South Carolina, Nebraska )

Dandelion
- 684 days ago - act.rootsaction.org
12 Governors intend to block the Medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Health Care Act denying millions medical coverage. In Florida alone this would cause 951,622 people to be without medical insurance by Rick Scott's refusal to allow program.
Bernie Sanders Calls Citizens United "a Complete Undermining of Democracy" - Take Action!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Citizens United, Maine, New York, Public Citizen, Transparency, Vermont, weekly roundup )

Judy
- 926 days ago - sunlightfoundation.com
In January the Sunlight Foundation will highlight bloggers' input on Citizens United. Bernie Sanders has just proposed the "Saving American Democracy Amendment" aimed at overturning the Citizens United decision. Click link in article for petition.
Don't Destroy Medicare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, Medicare, Senior citizens, concerns, Maine )

Dandelion
- 1077 days ago - journaltribune.com
The group, mainly made up of senior citizens, was most concerned about the future of Social Security and Medicare. Several members of the group held signs reading, "Don't destroy Medicare and Social Security."
Maine Now Second State to Push Child Labor | AFL-CIO NOW BLOG
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Child labor, abuse, Maine, Tea Party, Teabaggers, u.s., americans, corruption, politics )

Caitlin
- 1212 days ago - blog.aflcio.org
Why is it that some Republican lawmakers really want to see the return of child labor? State legislative sessions have been brutal enough for working families this year, but Republicans, first in Missouri and now in Maine, want to go even further--
Bush's Budget Rankles Mainers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bush, budget cut, cut social programs, Maine )


- 2365 days ago - pressherald.mainetoday.com
WASHINGTON -- Maine's congressional delegation criticized President Bush's $3.1 trillion budget, which cuts social programs and homeland security funding, increases military spending, and projects a near record deficit this year.
Criminal Record of Kenneth Hajjar- New England Voting Machine Firm Exec
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 2008 Elections, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Voting Integrity, Voting Machines, Voting Technology )


- 2391 days ago - opednews.com
They program every single voting machine in New Hampshire, Connecticut, almost all of Massachusetts, Vermont, and Maine. But did state officials in five New England states ever do a criminal background check on this company's executives?
   

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