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Murray Carpenter / For Maine Public

With just two weeks of campaigning left, Vice President Mike Pence held a rally just outside of Bangor today. Speaking to hundreds of supporters, Pence touted the administration’s accomplishments and made the case for another Trump victory in northern Maine, where the president earned a single electoral college vote in 2016.

J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press

A report from a Washington, D.C.-based think tank finds that if the Affordable Care Act is overturned, Maine would see the largest percent increase in the uninsured of any state. The Urban Institute estimates that 105,000 people would lose health insurance.

Rebecca Conley / Maine Public

An employee at the Maine State Prison in Warren has tested positive for COVID-19.

Michael Perez / Associated Press

Maine Democrats held a virtual press call in response to Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Hermon on Monday.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

The latest numbers from the Maine CDC on Monday show cases of COVID-19 have risen by 23. The number of deaths is unchanged, at 146.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

The Maine Center for Disease Control is reporting 26 more cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.

Patty Wight / Maine Public

About 100 people gathered in Portland’s Monument Square Saturday to protest against the confirmation process of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

A man in his 70s from York County has died in connection with COVID-19, according to the Maine CDC.

University of Maryland School of Medicine via AP

The Mills administration has submitted a plan to the federal government to distribute a vaccine for COVID-19. No vaccine has been approved yet, and state officials say Maine’s plan will evolve as more information is known.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

Newly released documents by Maine’s Department of Resources are providing a glimpse of what federal action to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales could look like — including the closure of extensive areas of offshore ocean to lobstering.

State officials have once again classified York County as “green,” meaning schools in the region can consider bringing back all students for in-person learning.

Nick Woodward / Maine Public

The most expensive campaign in Maine history continues apace as the leading candidates in the high-profile U.S. Senate race draw staggering amounts of cash from across the country.

Robert F. Bukaty / Associated Press

Another person with COVID-19 in Maine has died, bringing the total number of deaths to 145.

Nick Woodward / Maine Public

With less than a month until the election, the four candidates in the race for Maine’s U.S. Senate seat sharply diverged on health care, economic assistance during the pandemic, the Supreme Court confirmation process and other topics during a live debate aired on Maine Public Thursday night from the Augusta Civic Center.

Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Golden and Republican Dale Crafts squared off in a debate Thursday night on WABI TV for who will represent Maine’s 2nd Congressional District.

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