Jared Golden

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed HR 1, the Democratic-backed election reform bill that includes an amendment from Maine 2nd District Rep. Jared Golden providing the rules for public financing for congressional races. The floor debate over that amendment Friday triggered a heated exchange between Golden and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California.

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Maine’s two Democratic representatives for Congress usually agree on most issues, but they do not align on a bill that would expand federal background checks on all gun sales, including most private transfers.

Congressman Jared Golden

Feb 21, 2019
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First-term U.S. Rep. Jared Golden joins us to discuss his first weeks on the job representing Maine's 2nd Congressional District. We'll ask about the government shutdown, his committee assignments and first floor speech and the president's decision to declare a national emergency in order to get additional funding for a border wall.


2nd District U.S. Rep. Jared Golden is urging his colleagues on the House Small Business Committee to develop an infrastructure package that focuses on small businesses and rural states.

He pressed U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vice President Thomas Sullivan to lay out the priorities of Chamber members.

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U.S. Rep. Jared Golden cited his personal experiences as a Marine combat veteran to advocate for an amendment to legislation that would provide child care services for veterans.

Jared Golden

Freshman U.S. Rep. Jared Golden has been handed a prime assignment to serve on the House Armed Services Committee. Golden says he will use to the position to ensure that U.S. troops get the equipment and training they need.

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Among those with a new perspective on national affairs is Jared Golden, Maine's newly elected 2nd District congressman.  The Democrat spoke from Washington Wednesday with Maine Public's Morning Edition host Irwin Gratz about President Trump's plea over the national airwaves Tuesday night for a wall along the U.S.'s southern border.

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Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin announced that he’s ending his legal challenge against Maine’s ranked-choice voting law and effectively conceded to election winner Jared Golden.

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AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's Republican governor is casting doubts on election results while a GOP congressman continues a federal lawsuit over Maine's new voting system.

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A federal judge has denied Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin’s legal challenge to Maine’s ranked-choice voting law and his request to invalidate the runoff he lost to Democrat Jared Golden.

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House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi chided Republicans Thursday for protesting the election of Congressman-elect Jared Golden.

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WASHINGTON - Democratic Rep.-elect Jared Golden of Maine has followed through on his campaign promise not to support Nancy Pelosi's nomination to be House speaker.

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After filing a federal lawsuit two weeks ago, Republican Congressman Bruce Poliquin is opening a second front in his challenge of the 2nd District election results. 

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Democratic congressperson-elect Jared Golden reiterated Monday his plans to vote against Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi for Speaker of the House.

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The nation’s first ranked-choice voting runoff will take place at noon Thursday at a counting facility in Augusta.

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